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PHYS 457 Honours Quantum Physics 2 (3 credits)

Offered by: Physics (Faculty of Science)

Overview

Physics : Angular momentum and spin operators. Operator methods in quantum mechanics. Coupling of spin and angular momenta. Variational principles and elements of time dependent perturbation theory (the Golden Rule). Solution of the Schrodinger equation in three dimensions. Applications to the hydrogen and helium atoms and to simple problems in atomic and molecular physics.

Terms: Winter 2014

Instructors: Tamar Pereg-Barnea (Winter)

  • Winter
  • 3 hours lectures
  • Prerequisite: PHYS 357
  • Restriction: Honours students or permission of instructor
  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken PHYS 446