852syllabus - • Weeks 3& 4 1/26-2/6 Time Independent Perturbation Theory(Chapter 11 • Week 5 2/9-2/13 Application of TIPT to atomic

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PHYS 852 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Quarter 2009 Class Hours: MWF 10:20 AM to 11:10 AM Class Location: 1308 BPS Textbook: Quantum Mechanics, Volume two, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji Webpage: http://www.pa.msu.edu/ mmoore/852.html Instructor: Prof. Michael Moore O±ce: 4230 BPS O±ce Hours: Friday 11:10 AM to 1:10 PM E-mail: mmoore@pa.msu.edu GRADING POLICY: Grades will be based on HW, Quizzes, and two Exams. The weight will be 30% HW, 10% Quizzes, and 60% Exams (20% for midterm, 40% for ²nal). There will be a short quiz each Friday at the start of class. HW will be assigned on Mondays, due the following Monday at the start of class. Late HW will not be accepted. HW and solutions will be distributed via the Web-page. Tentative Schedule:
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Unformatted text preview: • Weeks 3 & 4: 1/26-2/6 Time Independent Perturbation Theory (Chapter 11). • Week 5: 2/9-2/13 Application of TIPT to atomic physics (Chapter 12). • Week 6: 2/16-2/20 Time Dependent Perturbation theory (Chapter 13). • Week 7: 2/23-2/27 Theory of radiation and spontaneous emission. • Week 8: EXAM I: Review 3/2; Exam 3/4; Solutions 3/6 • Week 9: 3/16-3/20 Introduction to scattering theory and the Green’s function (Chapter 8). • Weeks 10 & 11: 3/23-4/3 Scattering Amplitude, Cross-section, and Partial Waves (Chapter 8). • Weeks 12 & 13: 4/6-4/17 Systems of Identical Particles and Second Quantization. • Weeks 14 & 15: 4/20-5/1 Other Topics • FINAL/SUBJECT EXAM: Monday, May 4th, 10:00-1:00, in RM BPS1400, covers both 851 and 852....
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