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Modern Physics

  • Number of credits 4.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Starting Spring Term 2019

About the course

The course starts with a description of the experiments and ideas that led to the theory of quantum mechanics. The wave function, its probability interpretation and the Schrödinger equation are introduced and applied to one-dimensional problems. The quantum mechanical description of the hydrogen atom and the quantum numbers for angular momentum and spin are introduced. The structure and the properties of atomic nuclei are treated, as well as nuclear reactions, fission, fusion and various types of radiation.

Application and eligibility

Modern Physics, 4.5 hp

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Starts

21 January 2019

Ends

10 February 2019

Study location

Umeå

Language

English

Type of studies

Daytime, 100%

Required Knowledge

A first course in differential equations and a first course in classical mechanics, or equivalent.

Selection

Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code

UMU-53114

Application

Application deadline was 15 October 2018. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK10,125

Total fee

SEK10,125

Contact us

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Contact person for the course is:
Patrik Norqvist