Course details of EP 307 - Quantum Mechanics I

Course Name Quantum Mechanics I
Total Credits 8
Type T
Lecture 3
Tutorial 1
Practical 0
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Prerequisite
Text Reference E. Merzbacher , Quantum Mechanics, Wiley, 1970. P.M. Mathews and K. Venkatesan, A Text book of Quantum Mechanics, Tata McGraw Hill, 1976. E. Messiah , Quantum Mechanics, North Holland. L. Landau and E. Lifshitz, Quantum Mechanics, Pergamon, 1965.
Description Wave functions, superposition principle, wave packets. Schrodinger equation, probability and current densities. Expectation values and Ehrenfest"s theorem. General formalism. Linear vectors and operators in Hilbert space, observables, commuting operators, momentum representations and uncertainty principle. Unitary transformations, Schrodinger and Heisenberg representations, equa-tions of motion. Applications: One dimensional potential problems, linear harmonic oscillator, polynomial solutions, creation and annihilation operators. Central forces, angular momentum, spherical harmon-ics, spin, addition of angular momenta motion in a well, free and bound states in Coulomb potential.
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