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Which engineering course makes the most use of particles ?

  1. Aug 9, 2013 #1
    Which engineering course makes the most use of particles physics ?

    as the title says
    which engineering course uses particles and quantum mechanics the most ?
    i heard about electrical engineering specifically microelectronics like semiconductors and nano electronics
    i have also heard about nuclear engineering
    but which one makes the most use of quantum mechanics ? even if its one outside the two
     
    Last edited: Aug 9, 2013
  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 9, 2013 #2
    Between the two, EE goes more into qm but ee majors don't really learn qm. Actually, the chem eng majors I've known learn a lot more qm, in their physical chemistry classes.

    With ee though, research and grad level classes do get more into qm, if you get into solid state electronics.
     
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