PHY456H1
Quantum Mechanics II
Official description
Quantum dynamics in Heisenberg and Schrodinger pictures; WKB approximation; variational method; timeindependent perturbation theory; spin; addition of angular momentum; timedependent perturbation theory; scattering. o
 Prerequisite
 PHY356H1
 Corequisite
 n.a.
 Exclusion
 PHY457H1
 Recommended preparation
 n.a.
 Textbook

Principles of Quantum Mechanics (second edition) , R. Shankar, Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers
 Breadth requirement
 BR=5
 Distribution requirement
 DR=SCI
Additional information
Elementary scattering theory. Electron spin. Addition of angular momenta. Variational method, stationary perturbation theory; applications. Timedependent perturbation theory; applications. Systems of identical particles.
 course title
 PHY456H1
 session
 fall
 year of study
 4th year
 time and location

24L: LEC0101: MW1, Room: MP202 In Person LEC910: MW1, On line Synchronous 12T: T1 , Room: MP134, In Person R1, Room: MP134, In Person T1, R1: On line Synchronous Lectures will be recorded on Blackboard Collaborate. Students will be expected to read identified sections of the text before lectures. Questions in lecture can be asked by “chat,” but for more detailed discussions it would be useful if students had access to a microphone.
 instructor