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  • Assistant Professor, Physics And Astronomy

Current Courses

Fall 2024

  • PHYS 6950-031
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  • PHYS 7910-032
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Summer 2024

Spring 2024

Professional Organizations

  • LIGO Scientific Collaboration. 10/01/2019 - present. Position : Member.

Courses I Teach

  • PHYS 374 - 001 - Intro To Quantum & Rel
  • PHYS 5450 - 001 - Intro to Quantum Mech
    The first semester of a two-semester course in quantum and statistical mechanics. Topics include wave functions and operators, Schrodinger equation; mathematical formalism of quantum mechanics, eigenvalues and eigenfunctions, Hilbert space, observables and Hermitian operators, Dirac bra and ket notation; hydrogen atom, Laguerre polynomials, spherical harmonics, orbital angular momentum; spin, Pauli spin matrices, Larmor precession, Zeeman effect; time-independent perturbation theory.
  • PHYS 7220 - 001 - Quantum Theory I
    Nonrelativistic and relativistic quantum theory with applications to atoms, molecules, scattering, and radiation.