PHYS 811 Quantum Mechanics I

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

Develops formal description of quantum systems as states in a complex vector space. Topics include time evolution, path integrals, symmetry groups and conservation laws, parity, angular momentum and tensor operators, operator treatment of the harmonic oscillator,identicle particles, time independent and time dependent perturbation theory, and radiative transitions. Includes a summary of special dunctions and boundary problems appropriate to simple quantum systems.