## Quantum Mechanics for Engineers: Course Assignments

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#### Abstract

This set of exercises should help the students better understand the basic principles of quantum mechanics as applied to engineering problems.

- Introductory concepts in Quantum Mechanics
- Postulates of Quantum Mechanics
- Wavepackets
- Quantum-Mechanical Reflections
- Quantum-Mechanical Reflections in Nanodevices
- Bound states calculation
- Double barrier structure
- From 1 well to 2 wells to 5 wells to periodic potentials
- Energy bands as a function of the geometry of the n-well potential
- Periodic potentials and bandstructure
- WKB approximation
- Tunneling through triangular barrier
- Harmonic oscillator
- Brute-force approach applied to harmonic oscillator problem and Coulomb potential in 1D
- Operator approach to harmonic oscillator problem
- Stationary perturbation theory 1
- Stationary perturbation theory 2
- Time-dependent perturbation theory

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