Physics 4850 Quantum Mechanics
Fall 2017

Instructor: S. H. Curnoe

This course deals with the foundations of quantum mechanics. The topics are:

Review of particles in scalar potentials
Bra-ket notation; R and P operators; matrix formulation of quantum mechanics
Postulates of quantum mechanics
Harmonic oscillator
Angular momentum
Addition of angular momentum
Time independent perturbation theory

Recommended Textbook: Quantum Mechanics, vol. 1 & 2 by C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu and F. Laloe (Please talk to me before buying from the bookstore!)

Class schedule: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 3:30-4:50, C2045

This file created July 31, 2006; last updated on September 11, 2017.