## Details of PH3102 (Autumn 2016)

Level: 3 |
Type: Theory |
Credits: 3.0 |

Course Code | Course Name | Instructor(s) |
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PH3102 |
Intermediate Quantum Mechanics |
Bipul Pal |

Preamble |
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This is a core course for undergraduate students (BS-MS and IPhD) . Basic formalism and mathematical structure of Quantum Mechanics is discussed with examples in this course. |

Syllabus |
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Formalism: Postulates of Quantum Mechanics, state vectors, observables, operators,wavefunction
Dynamics: Heisenberg picture and Schroedinger's Equation Harmonic oscillator: one dimensional S.H.O in ladder operator formalism A brief discussion of Schroedinger's Equation in 2D and 3D central and circular symmetric potential Angular momentum and spin Symmetries in QM: Parity, translational symmetry, time reversal, rotation group etc. Addition of angular momentum Time independent and time dependent perturbation theory |

Prerequisite |
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Elementary level classical mechanics and quantum theory (Physics3, Physics 4) |

References |
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Long list of references:
1. Quantum Mechanics, Vol 1 and Vol 2, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Bernard Diu, Frank Laloe, Publisher: Wiley 2. Modern Quantum Mechanics, J. J. Sakurai, ,Publisher: Addison Wesiely. 3. Lectures on Quantum Mechanics, S. Weinberg, Publisher: Cambridge University Press. 4. Lectures On Quantum Mechanics, P. A. M. Dirac, Publisher: Dover Publications 5. Practical Quantum Mechanics, S. Fluegge, Publisher: Springer. Short list of references: 1. Quantum Mechanics, Vol 1 and Vol 2, Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Bernard Diu, Frank Laloe, Publisher: Wiley. 2. Modern Quantum Mechanics, J. J. Sakurai, ,Publisher: Addison Wesiely. 3. Lectures on Quantum Mechanics, S. Weinberg, Publisher: Cambridge University Press. |

#### Course Credit Options

Sl. No. | Programme | Semester No | Course Choice |
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1 | IP | 1 | Core |

2 | IP | 3 | Not Allowed |

3 | IP | 5 | Not Allowed |

4 | MR | 1 | Not Allowed |

5 | MR | 3 | Not Allowed |

6 | MS | 5 | Core |

7 | RS | 1 | Elective |

8 | RS | 2 | Elective |