Prerequisite Courses:

Course Language:

English

Course Objectives:

The aim is to teach the physical foundations and interpretation of quantum mechanics and the mathematical structures on which they depend. Computational techniques will also be emphasized.

Course Content:

Review of the old quantum theory. Wave particle duality, Uncertainity and correspondance principles, Momentum space, Schroedinger equation and the physical interpretation of the wave function. Bound and scattering state solutions in one dimensional potentials. Eigenvalues and eigenfunctions. Operator formalism. Matrix mechanics. Many particle systems. Two particle central force problem. Angular momentum and spin. Identical particles. Perturbation theory.

Course Methodology:

1: Lectures, 2:Problem Sets 3: Problem Sessions

Course Evaluation Methods:

A: Examination , B: Homework