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PHYS 4401 Quantum Physics II (Spring: 3 )


Course Description

Second semester of the PHYS4407-4408 sequence, focusing on applications. Topics covered include: treatment of the many-particle systems, including effects of spin and symmetry of the wave function; many-electron atoms and the periodic table; basic elements of quantum statistics; approximation techniques, including non-degenerate and degenerate perturbation theory and the variational principle; time-dependent perturbation theory and the interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter.


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Last Updated: 28-Feb-14