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Unformatted text preview: by the following Monday at 5 pm. Prerequisites: Physics 137A or equivalent. Books: You are responsible for all material covered in lecture. The required textbook is Bransden and Joachain, Quantum Mechanics (second edition). Other books are available on reserve in the physics library. Catalog description : ”Introduction to the methods of quantum mechanics with applications to atomic, molecular, solid state, nuclear and elementary particle physics.” I. Brief review of basic principles of quantum mechanics, concentrating on angular momentum and. quantum mechanics of multiple identical particles. II. Time-independent approximation methods. Fine structure of atoms. III. Time-dependent approximation methods. Fermi’s Golden Rule. IV. Interaction of matter and electromagnetic ﬁelds. V. Scattering theory. Approximation methods for scattering states. VI. Quantum statistics. Bose and Fermi gases....
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This note was uploaded on 08/01/2008 for the course PHYSICS 137B taught by Professor Moore during the Fall '07 term at University of California, Berkeley.
- Fall '07