PHYS 811 Quantum Mechanics I

Credits: 
4
Instructor(s): 
Ilia Gogoladze
Instructor(s): 
Krzysztof Szalewicz

Mathematical tools of quantum mechanics. The postulates. One dimensional problems: particle in a box, evolution of a Gaussian packet, harmonic oscillator. Symmetries. Rotational invariance and orbital angular momentum. Hydrogen atom. Spin. Variational method. Semiclassical method. Time-independent perturbation theory.