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Graduate Record 2020-2021 
Graduate Record 2020-2021 [ARCHIVED RECORD]

PHYS 8450 - Computational Physics II

Linear algebra and large sparse matrix methods applied to partial differential equations, with applications to 1+1 and 2+1 dimensional Schrodinger equations. The use of lattice gauge theory methods for introducing electromagnetic fields on a grid, and applications to the quantum theory of conductivity and the integer quantum Hall effect. Application of Monte Carlo simulation methods to statistical mechanical systems, quantum mechanics, and quantum field theory. Prerequisite: PHYS 5630 or instructor permission

Credits: 3