ASTRON 251 - Quantum Mechanics for Astrophysics or return to Course Catalog Search
118140 – Section 001
|Faculty of Arts and Sciences||Astronomy||Lars Hernquist|
|Term||Day and Time||Location|
|Fall 2016-2017 (show academic calendar)||MWF 11:00 a.m. - 11:59 a.m.||Observatory A 101 (FAS)|
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Credit in Faculty of Arts and Sciences is equivalent to:
Quantum mechanics with applications to atomic and molecular processes important in astronomical environments. Atomic and molecular structure; spectroscopy (selection rules, oscillator strengths, photoionization); scattering theory (elastic, inelastic, approximate methods); line broadening; collision processes (cross sections, rate coefficients) involving electrons, ions, atoms, and molecules.
Prerequisite: Physics 143a or permission of instructor
|Eligible for cross-registration|
With permission of instructor/subject to availability
MIT students please cross register from MIT's Add/Drop application.