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Fall 2014-2015
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Quantum Mechanics with Applications

Ravindra N. Bhatt

This course covers the principles of quantum mechanics, including applications of relevance to students in applied physics, materials science and engineering. Topics include the concept of Hilbert Spaces, Schrodinger and Heisenberg Representations, Bound State problems in one, two and three dimensions, consequences of symmetry, Angular momentum algebra, Approximation methods for stationary states, Many-body systems, Quantum statistics, Time dependent Perturbation Theory, Second Quantization and Electromagnetic Fields.

Sample reading list:
R. Shankar, Principles of Quantum Mechanics
Herbert Kroemer, Quantum Mechanics for Engineering, Materials Science and App
Gerald Mahan, Quantum Mechanics in a Nutshell

Mid Term Exam - 30%
Final Exam - 45%
Problem set(s) - 25%

Other Requirements:
Open to Juniors, Seniors, and Graduate Students Only.

Prerequisites and Restrictions:
ELE342 or PHY 305 or equivalent or permission of instructor..

Other information:
Some background material in quantum mechanics/physics at the undergraduate level will be assumed. Such material required for the course will be provided to students who have not had an undergraduate quantum mechanics course for self-study.

Schedule/Classroom assignment:

Class numberSectionTimeDaysRoomEnrollmentStatus
23704 L01 09:00:00 am - 10:20:00 am T Th   Engineering Quad B-Wing   B205   Enrolled:15 Limit:30