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Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics

Physics 273 Course Outline

Physics 273: Quantum Mechanics I
Course Outline



  • The Wave Function
    1. Schrodinger equation
    2. Interpretation of the wave function
    3. The uncertainty principle
  • Time-independent Schrodinger eqn
    1. Stationary states
    2. Square well potential
    3. Harmonic oscillator
    4. Free particles
    5. Delta function potential
  • Linear Algebra and Quantum Mechanics
    1. Vector spaces
    2. Function spaces
    3. Matrices and operators
  • QM in 3D
    1. TI Schrodinger eqn in 3D
    2. Angular momentum
    3. Hydrogen atom
    4. Spin
  • Identical Particles
    1. Two-particle systems
    2. Particle statistics
    3. Atoms, molecules and solids

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