Quiz #2. October 9
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Lecture #14
Second quantization Normal order and expectation values Wicks theorem Wick
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November 11, 13
Lectures #18-19
Scattering. Differential cross section. Born approximation. Validity of the Born approximation. Solving scattering problems: examples.
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Quiz #3. November 11
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December 15
Final exam
Total: 80 points Need: 50/80 points. The remaining points (over 50) will be counted as bonus points. Problems which may require longer time are marked with *.
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Quiz #1. September 9
Name Topics: fundamentals of quantum mechanics, hydrogenic systems, angular momentum and addition of angular momenta, LS and jj coupling, and dipole transitions. 1. List one effec
October 23
Midterm exam
1. Derive the formula (to first order) for an energy shift of the ground state of hydrogen due to
gravitational interaction between proton and electron. Determine the value of