Course details of PH 523 - Quantum Mechanics III

Course Name Quantum Mechanics III
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 2
Tutorial 0
Practical 1
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Text Reference L.H. Ryder, Quantum Field Theory, Cambridge University Press (1985), Indian reprint, Academic Publishers, Kolkata. C. Itzykson and J.B. Zuber, ``Quantum Field Theory’’ McGraw Hill, (1980). M.E. Peskin and D.V. Schroeder, ``Introduction to Quantum Field Theory’’, Addison-Wesley(1995).
Description Symmetries in quantum mechanics, conservation laws, discrete symmetries. Relativistic quantum mechanics : Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations, hole theory of positron, hydrogen atom, two component Weyl equation. Quantization of free fields. Global and gauge symmetries. Spontaneous breaking of symmetry.
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