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||Review of basic concepts, Hilbert space structure of Quantum Mechanics,
The free particle solution and wave packets, Uncertainty Principle and the
minimum uncertainty wave packet, Single particle problems in one
dimensional potentials, The WKB Formalism.
Harmonic oscillator, Solution in terms of Hermite polynomials, Coherent
states as minimum uncertainty wavepackets, Harmonic oscillator in
algebraic language, Creation and destruction operator formalism, Angular
momentum, Spherical harmonics, The same in algebraic language.
Systems of identical particles, Field operator formalism for bosons and
fermions, Partition function for Bose and Fermi gases, Equations of state,
Degenerate Bose gas, Black body radiation, Thermodynamic properties of
degenerate gas of non-relativistic Electrons, Magnetism, Generalised
susceptibility, Conductivity and superconductivity.