Quantum Physics

A Fundamental Approach to Modern Physics

John S. Townsend
Harvey Mudd College


Contents

1. Light

2. Wave Mechanics

3. The Time-Independent Schrodinger Equation

4. One-Dimensional Potentials

5. Principles of Quantum Mechanics

6. Quantum Mechanics in three Dimensions

7. Identical Particles

8. Solid-State Physics

9. Nuclear Physics

10. Particle Physics

A. Special Relativity

B. Power-Series Solutions

Index