PHYSICS 143B: Quantum Mechanics II

PHYSICS 143B: Quantum Mechanics II

PHYSICS 143B

Harvard College/GSAS: 111731
Fall 2015-2016
Syllabus
Meeting Time: Tuesday, Thursday 10:00am - 11:29am
Course Description: Time independent perturbation theory and its application to fine and hyperfine structure of atoms. Time dependent perturbation theory: two level systems, emission and absorption of radiation. Quantum theory of electromagnetism: the photon. Relativistic quantum mechanics: the Dirac equation. Quantum information theory. Scattering theory.
Note: Tu., Th., 10–11:30 and a weekly section to be arranged

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