application of quantum mechanics

Quantum Mechanics I

Course Description

A thorough study of the general formalism of quantum mechanics together with some illustrative applications, including the postulates of quantum mechanics; states, observables, and operators; measurements in quantum mechanics; the Dirac notation; simple systems: the square well, the harmonic oscillator, the hydrogen atom; approximation techniques and perturbation theory; and elements of the quantum theory of angular momentum. 

Course Objective

Basic concepts of quantum mechanics and mathematical preliminaries, Eigenvalues, expectation values, Measurement and the uncertainty principle, Time evolution of wavepackets, 1-dimensional potential well problems, Simple harmonic oscillator Central force problems, Orbital angular momentum and spin, Hydrogen atom.

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