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PHY456H1
Quantum Mechanics II

Official description

Quantum dynamics in Heisenberg and Schrodinger pictures; WKB approximation; variational method; time-independent perturbation theory; spin; addition of angular momentum; time-dependent perturbation theory; scattering. o

Prerequisite
PHY356H1
Co-requisite
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. Time-dependent perturbation theory; applications.  Systems of identical particles.

course title
PHY456H1
session
fall
year of study
4th year
time and location
24L: LEC0101, LEC2001: MW1 12T: T1/R1
instructor

Delivery Methods

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