Fall 2017

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

Spin

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.
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