PHYS 812 Quantum Mechanics II

Credits: 
3
Prerequisite(s): 
PHYS 811 Quantum Mechanics I
Instructor(s): 
Stuart Pittel
Instructor(s): 
John Morgan

Continuation of PHYS811. Topics include: many-particle wave functions and many-body operators, helium atom, second quantization, advanced topics in perturbation theory, the Hartree-Fock method, a continuation of radiative transitions, scattering theory, and relativistic quantum mechanics. Measurement theory and the interpretation of quantum mechanics. Applications of quantum mechanics discussed throughout.