Instructor: James Martin
Time: Tuesday & Thursday 10:00am - 11:30am
Location: C2-278
Course start date: Thursday, September 6, 2018

Course Content:

  1. Review of basic formalism (Chapters 1 and 2).

  2. Angular momentum, coupling of momenta, Wigner-Eckart theorem (Chapter 3).
  3. Approximation methods (Chapter 5 and Chapter 2 [for WKB], 

    + supplementary material).

  4. Time-dependent solutions (Rabi solution) and time-dependent perturbation theory (Chapter 5).
  5. Symmetry (Chapter 4).
  6. Quantization of the electromagnetic field and applications (Chapter 7 + supplementary material).

  7. Introduction to one particle relativistic wave equations (Chapter 8 + supplementary material).

  8. Scattering (Chapter 6 + supplementary material).

Required Text:

Textbook: “Modern Quantum Mechanics, 2nd Edition", J. J. Sakurai and J. Napolitano Addison Wesley, ISBN 978-0-8053-4291-4