PhysicsPHYS 215 Introduction to Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

Mathematic introduction; fundamental postulates; time evolution operator, including the Heisenberg and Schrodinger pictures; simple harmonic oscillator and coherent states; one-dimensional scattering theory, including S-matrix resonant phenomena; two-state systems, including magnetic resonance; symmetries, including rotation group, spin, and the Wigner-Eckart theorem; rotationally invariant problems, including the hydrogen atom; gauge invariance, including Landau levels; introduction to path integral.

Requirements

Enrollment is restricted to graduate students only, except by permission of instructor.

Credits

5

Quarter offered

Winter

Instructor

Sriram Shastry