Course

P615 – Quantum mechanics

Course No: 
P615
Credit: 
4
Approval: 
PG-Core
Syllabus: 
  1. HIlbert space (states, operators, evolution)
  2. One dimensional problems & Harmonic oscillator, delta & periodic pots
  3. Bound states vs scattering states
  4. The central force problem
  5. The hydrogen atom, hard and soft sphere
  6. Time-independent perturbation theory, WKB approximation, variational method
  7. Time-dependent perturbation theory, Heisenberg and interaction represtations
  8. Dirac equation
  9. Scattering theory/semi classical theory of radiation/identical particles/ angular momentum/ path integrals(depending of available time))
Reference Books: 
  1. R. Sankar-principles of Quantum Mechanics
  2. Cohen-Tannoudji, Diu and Laloe- Quantum Mechanics I & II
  3. J.J Sakurai-Modem Quantum mechanics
  4. David Griffiths-Intruduction to Quantum mechanics
  5. S.Gasiorowicz-Quantum Physics
  6. Eugen Merzbacher-Quantum mechanics
  7. Bransden and joachain-Quantum mechanics
  8. Richard Liboff-Introductory quantum mechanics 
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