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|Quantum Theory I
||PHY 770||Section S
||TuTh 3:30-4:45||Online only
||Prerequisites: PHY 640, 660, & 661, or
|Transformation theory, linear operators and vector spaces, Schrödinger's equation, rotation group and angular momentum, path integrals, deformation quantization, quasi-hermitian systems, statistics, etc. Applications to various physical systems, as time permits.|
|Grade = Class participation
+ HW + Midterm + Final --- all weighted equally.
Sakurai, Chapter 1. Try to do all the exercises!
Select any 2 of the problems from Sakurai, Chapter 1, and
solve them: Excluding problems 1-5. For
the remaining problems, 1st come, 1st served!
|Assignment #3: The story of QM in phase space is described here. You should read this at your leisure.|
|Assignment #10: For profit: Get
QM qualifier exams and solve them!
|Assignment #11: For fun: Read
this synopsis and look at the cited articles.