Quantum Mechanics Ii
covered: time-independent perturbation theory, non-degenerate and degenerate
cases, fine structure of the hydrogen atom, variational principle, helium atom,
H2 ion, WKB approximation, tunnelling, time-dependent perturbation
theory, emission and absorption of electromagnetic radiation, scattering,
EXPECTED LEARNING OUTCOMES
By the end of this course, students should be able
theory to three dimensions using the machinery of angular momentum for systems
with spherical symmetry.
Discuss the spin or
formalism to describe physical spin and two-level systems.
dynamical evolution of quantum systems and convert results between the
different representations of quantum theory.
independent quantum systems, including identical particles, and give their
quantum information content.
Examine in detail a number of key experiments
relating to the quantum theory.
Apply Schrödinger’s equation to determine
advanced problems in quantum mechanics.