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PHYS 4051 - Quantum Mechanics II
  
Course last offered 
 :   
Fall 2016/17
Instructor(s)
 :
LAW Kam Tuen
No. of credits
 :
3


Teaching Pattern
  • Duration of course: about 13 weeks
  • Lecture hour(s) per week: 3
 
Content
This course is mainly on approximation methods in quantum mechanics:
 
  • Stationary state perturbation theory
  • Variational principle
  • WKB method
  • Time-dependent perturbation theory
  • Emission and absorption of radiation
  • Adiabatic approximation and geometric phase
  • Scattering theory
 
Remarks
  • Prerequisite: PHYS 3031/MATH 4052, and PHYS 3036/PHYS 3037
DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS