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PHYS 481.3: Quantum Mechanics II

Linear vector spaces and quantum mechanics; hermitian and unitary linear operators; Schrodinger equation in various representations; the operator method as applied to the harmonic oscillator and to angular momentum eigenvalues; the spin statistics theorem; minimal coupling of electromagnetic fields; time independent perturbation theory and applications.

Weekly hours: 3 Lecture hours
Prerequisite(s): PHYS 383.3; and MATH 164.3 (formerly MATH 264.3) or MATH 266.3; and EP 320.3, MATH 331.3, or MATH 339.3.