PHYS 725 - Quantum Mechanics

Overview

Course Title

Quantum Mechanics

Department(s)

Description

Historical foundations. The Schrödinger formulation. Wave packets and uncertainty principle. Harmonic oscillator and potential barrier problems. W.K.B. approximation. Operators and eigenfunction. Central forces and orbital angular momentum. Scattering: Born approximation, partial waves. Linear vector spaces. The Heisenberg formulation. Spin and total angular momentum. Perturbation theory: bound state, time-dependent. Systems of identical particles. Introduction to relativistic quantum mechanics.

Typically Offered

Fall, Spring

Academic Career

Graduate

Credits

Minimum Units

4

Maximum Units

4

Academic Progress Units

4

Repeat For Credit

No

Components

Name

Lecture

Hours

4

Requisites

009108

Course Schedule