Course Code

P206

Credit

8

Prerequisite

- None -

Total Hours

42 Lectures + 14 Tutorials

Outcome of the Course

First in-depth introduction of basic ideas and methods in quantum mechanics. This is necessary across almost all advanced modern physics courses.

Approval

Syllabus

- Schroedinger equation, one-dimensional problems
- Central potentials, Hydrogen atom, 3D harmonic oscillator
- Hilbert space formalism (introductory level), operator method for simple harmonic oscillator
- General treatment of angular momentum, spin, addition of angular momentum
- Approximation methods: Time-independent perturbation theory, degenerate perturbation theory; Ritz variational method, WKB

Reference Books

- Introduction to Quantum Physics by A. P. French & Edwin F. Taylor
- Quantum Mechanics by L. L. Schiff
- Introduction to Quantum Mechanics by D. J. Griffiths
- Principles of Quantum Mechanics by R. Shankar
- Modern Quantum Mechanics by J. J. Sakurai
- Quantum Mechanics by N. Zettili