Quantum mechanics - Selected Topics

Course Description

Historical overview. Quantum mechanical postulates. Quantization of translational and rotational degrees of freedom. Stationary states. Harmonic oscillator in Dirac representation. Phonons and coherent states. Mathematical formalism: operators, observables, Hilbert space. Symmetries and transformations. The Clebsch-Gordan coefficients. Approximative methods: perturbation theory, varionational methods, WKB approximation. Second quantization.

Study Programmes

Postgraduate doctoral study programme

Literature

Jasprit Singh (2008.), Quantum Mechanics, John Wiley & Sons
Nouredine Zettili (2009.), Quantum Mechanics, John Wiley & Sons
B. H. Bransden, Charles Jean Joachain (2003.), Physics of Atoms and Molecules, Pearson Education

General

ID 154849
  Winter semester
6 ECTS
L0 English Level