Learning Exercise

Quantum Physics Web Assignment No. 3

Web assignment on the hydrogenic atom using an embedded applet by Wolfgang Christian.
Course: Second semester, introductory physics; modern physics; introductory quantum mechanics.
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Exercise

See
http://www.nhn.ou.edu/~walkup/demonstrations/WebAssignments/QuantumPhysics003.htm

Requirements

An understanding of basic quantum physics and the meaning of the
wave function and eigenvalue problem.

Topics

Wave functions, probability amplitude, probability distribution, energy
eigenvalues, hydrogen atom, quantum number, energy eigenstate, principle quantum
number.

Learning Objectives

To understand the role quantum numbers play in quantum mechanical problems and wave functions.