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Unformatted text preview: 4. Angular momentum Angular momentum operators; eigenvalues and eigenfunctions (spherical harmonics). Orbital angular momentum. The hydrogen atom. Spin. Exchange symmetry for identical particles; bosons and fermions. Slater determinants. 5. Timeindependent approximation methods Perturbation theory (nondegenerate and degenerate). Projection operators and Greens functions. The variational principle. Linear variations and basis set expansions. Selfconsistent field theory. The BornOppenheimer approximation. Potential functions. 6. Introduction to timedependent quantum mechanics The timedependent Schrdinger equation. Stationary states. Evolution of nonstationary states. Timeevolution operator for timeindependent Hamiltonians. The Schrdinger, Heisenberg and interaction representations. The Heisenberg equation of motion. Time evolution operator for timedependent Hamiltonians. Time ordering and Dyson series....
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This note was uploaded on 02/08/2012 for the course CHEM 540 taught by Professor Mccall during the Fall '08 term at University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign.
 Fall '08
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