Curriculum
Title Quantum Mechanics Code 09010504
S.No 
Topic 
Learning Objectives 
Teaching guidelines 
Methodology 
Time 
1 
Origin of Quantum Mechanics 
To discuss Failure of (Classical) E.M. Theory, Quantum theory of radiation (old quantum theory), Photon, photoelectric effect, Einstein’s photoelectric equation, Compton effect (theory and result), Inadequancy of old quantum theory, DeBroglie hypothesis, 
To cover explanation and derivation of Failure of (Classical) E.M. Theory, Quantum theory of radiation (old quantum theory), photoelectric effect, Einstein’s photoelectric equation, Compton effect (theory and result), Inadequancy of old quantum theory, DeBroglie hypothesis, Davisson and Germer experiment, G.P. Thomson experiment, Phase velocity group velocity, Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle, Timeenergy and angular momentum, Position uncertainty,Uncertainty principle from deBroglie wave, (waveparticle duality), Gamma Ray Microscope, Electron diffraction from a slit. 
1. Conventional Method ( White Board Teaching) 
13 hours 
2 
Schrodinger Wave Equation 
Derivation of time dependent Schrodinger wave equation, Eigen values, Eigen functions, Wave functions and its significance, Normalization of wave function, Concept of observable and operator, Solution of Schrodinger equation for harmonic oscillator, Ground states and excited states. 
To cover basic concept and Derivation of time dependent Schrodinger wave equation, Eigen values, Eigen functions, wave functions and its significance, Normalization of wave function, Concept of observable and operator, Solution of Schrodinger equation for harmonic oscillator, Ground states and excited states.

1. Conventional Method ( White Board Teaching) 
8 hours 
3 
Application of Schrodinger Wave Equation 
Application of Schrodinger equation in the solution of the following onedimensional problems, Free particle in one dimensional box (solution of Schrodinger wave equation, Eigen function, eigen values, quantization of energy and momentum, Nodes and antinodes, zero point energy). (i) Onedimensional potential barrier, E>V0 (Reflection and Transmission coefficient), (ii) Onedimensional potential barrier, E>V0 (Reflection Coefficient, penetration of leakage coefficient, penetration depth). 
To cover explanation and application of Schrodinger equation in the solution of the following onedimensional problems, Free particle in one dimensional box (solution of Schrodinger wave equation, Eigen function, eigen values, quantization of energy and momentum, nodes and antinodes, zero point energy), (i) Onedimensional potential barrier, E>V0 (Reflection and Transmission coefficient), (ii) Onedimensional potential barrier, E>V0 (Reflection Coefficient, penetration of leakage coefficient, penetration depth). 
1. Conventional Method ( White Board Teaching) 
9 hours 