Physics and Astronomy - Course Details
PHYS602: Methods of Theoretical Physics IIIA (PAST/FUTURE SEMESTER)
Fall, Cr. 3
Prerequisite: PHYS 601. Authorized equivalent courses or consent of instructor may be used in satisfying course pre- and co-requisites.
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The elements of the theory of groups. The theory of group representations. The irreducible representations of the crystallographic point groups and of orthogonal transformations in three-dimensional space. Applications of the theory of group representations to the quantum theory of atoms, molecules, and solids.
Textbook(s) for Fall 2013
|REQUIRED: Group Theory: Application to the Physics of Condensed Matter (Paperback)||M. Dresselhaus, G. Dresselhaus & A. Jorio||1st; (November 9, 2010)||978-3642069451||Springer||Optional|