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Syllabus of the course: Quantum Mechanics I

In this web page we provide the syllabus of the course Quantum Mechanics I, offered by the Department of Physics.
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InstructorP. Rakitzis
ProgramTuesday, 09:00-11:00,Amphitheater X/P
Wednesday, 11:00-13:00, Amphitheater B
Thursday 09:00-11:00,Amphitheater X/P
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Goal of the courseThe course is intended for third-year undergraduates and its purpose is to give a rather complete presentation of non-relativistic quantum mechanics.
SyllabusFundamental Principles of Quantum Machanics: Dynamical variables – Measurement Theory – Εquations of Motion,
Mathematical Tools of Quantum Mechanics: Function Spaces – Operators – Dirac Formalism
Simple Dynamical Systems: Free Particle – One-dimensional Potentials – Harmonic Oscillator
Angular Momentum – Central Potentials: Angular Momentum Operators – Solutions of the Equations of Motion, Spin – Identical Particles: Existence of Spin – Description of Spin – Spin/Statistics
Hydrogen Atom: Solution of the Equations of Motion – Corrections/Applications
Introduction to Perturbation Theory: Kinds of Perturbations & General Methodology – Simple applications
Bibliography1. «Κβαντομηχανική ΙΙ» - Στ. Τραχανάς, Πανεπιστημιακές Εκδόσεις Κρήτης, Νοέμβριος 2008
2. «Εισαγωγή στην Κβαντομηχανική» - K. Ταμβάκης, Leader Books, 2003

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