FIZ 352E  Quantum Mechanics II
Course Objectives
1  To learn how to apply quantum mechanics to the three dimensional real systems
2  To understand the spin angular momentum which has no classical counterpart
3  To understand how the structure of the hydrogentype atoms can be explained successfully in quantum mechanics
Course Description
3 dimensional Schrödinger equation: systems with spherical symmetry. Radial equation. Free particle. Infinite spherical well. Twoparticle problem. Hydrogen atom. SternGerlach experiment, spin angular momentum. Differential and matrix representations of operators. Spin magnetic field interaction. Addition of angular momenta: ClebschGordan coefficients. Identical particles. Particle interchange operator. Pauli principle. Nparticle systems. Spin and statistics. Timeindependent perturbation theory: first and second order perturbations. Degenerate perturbation theory. Stark effect. Fine structure and hyperfine structure of the hydrogen atom. Zeeman effect. EPR paradox and the principle of locality. Seperability problem and quantum entanglement.


Course Coordinator
Gönül Eryürek
Gönül Eryürek
Course Language
English


