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260267 VO Theoretical Physics II: Quantum Mechanics I (2013S)

5.00 ECTS (4.00 SWS), SPL 26 - Physik

Vorbesprechung und Beginn: Mo 04.03.2013 um 09:00 Uhr im Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal.

Mo, Di, Mi von 09:00-10:00 Uhr im Christian-Doppler-Hörsaal, Strudlhofgasse 4, 3. Stk., 1090 Wien;



Aims, contents and method of the course

Short historical overview, basic principles of quantum theory (probability amplitude, addition and multiplication of amplitudes), elementary wave mechanics, one-dimensional problems (free particle, motion in an external potential, harmonic oscillator), spin 1/2, magnetic resonance, axioms of quantum theory (Hilbert space, observables, spectrum, pure and mixed states, time evolution), three-dimensional problems, symmetries in quantum mechanics, angular momentum, addition of angular momnenta, particle in a central field, hydrogen atom, identical particles, atomic structure, chemical binding, perturbation theory, variational methods, scattering theory.

Assessment and permitted materials

Written examination

Minimum requirements and assessment criteria

Clear understanding of the elementary principles of quantum theory and their application to simple physical systems. Ability to solve simple theoretical problems in nonrelativistic quantum mechanics.

Examination topics

Ex-cathedra teaching

Reading list

z.B.: Thorsten Fließbach, Quantenmechanik; Franz Schwabl, Quantenmechanik

Association in the course directory

P 13

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