Fortgeschrittene Vielteilchentheorie / Advanced Quantum Theory

MSc Physik / MSc Physics

Winter Term 2022/23

If you want to take the exam "Advanced Quantum Theory" (number 5658100000, program Physics - Master of Science (918)" ) please make an appointment for the oral examination at the secretary's office (PWR 57, Room 5.354) by Friday 17.02.2023.

Begin of Lecture

Thursday, 20 October 2022

Time & Date

  • Thursday, 11:30  - 13:00, V57.02
  • Friday, 11:30  - 13:00, V57.05

General Information

  • The lecture and the tutorials will be given in English.
  • There are two types of problems: "Written" problems are handed in in class and graded/corrected by the tutor. "Oral" problems are discussed in the tutorials and presented by students on the blackboard.
  • Admission to the final exam requires 80% of the written scores, 66% of the oral scores, and presenting a problem on the blackboard twice.
  • The registration for the exercise groups (only accessible from the university network) will be open from Thursday, 20.10.2022, 13:30. In order to register, you need the Lecture Key given in the first lecture.
  • If you assign a password at the registration, you can request your current scores here.
  • You can also find detailed information on lecture and tutorials on ILIAS.

 

Note on the recognition of certificates from other lecturers:
Participation in the final exam is only possible with a recognized certificate. Students who have already obtained a certificate from another lecturer must have it recognized by 09.02.2023 by sending it to Katharina Brechtelsbauer (katharina.brechtelsbauer@itp3.uni-stuttgart.de).

 

Examination

The registration for the final exam is now open. 

  • Students in the study program "Physics - Master of Science (918)" should register for the exam "Advanced Quantum Theory" (number 5658100000)
  • Students in the study program "Physik - Master of Science (128)", "Physik - Bachelor of Science (128)" and "Materialwissenschaft - Master of Science (177)" should register for the exam "Fortgeschrittene Vielteilchentheorie" (number 4150100000)

Information on the exam "Advanced Quantum Theory" (number 5658100000):

  • The examination is oral
  • Please make an appointment for the oral examination at the secretary's office (PWR 57, Room 5.354) by Friday 17.02.2023

Information on the exam "Fortgeschrittene Vielteilchentheorie" (number 4150100000):

  • The examination is written
  • Date: Wednesday 15.03.2023, 12:00-14:00, Room: PWR 55 - V 55.02
  • Exam duration: 2 h
  • Permitted aids: 10 DIN A4 sheets (= 20 pages) independently handwritten collection of formulas
  • Please bring your student ID 
  • Exam dates are subject to change, even at short notice. Please keep up to date regarding date, time and room. The official exam dates can be viewed at https://campus.uni-stuttgart.de.

Literature

  • G. Blatter, Quantenmechanik Skript [User: "student", Password: Lecture Key] (see also references therein)
  • G. Baym, Lectures on Quantum Mechanics
  • A. Messiah, Quantum Mechanics 2
  • C. Cohen-Tannoudji, Quantum Mechanics 1 and 2 (for repetition)

Topics

  • Repetition of the basics of quantum mechanics
  • Perturbation theory
    (time-independent; time-dependent: Fermi's golden rule)
  • Spin & Addition of angular momentum 
    (Clebsch-Gordan coefficients; Wigner-Eckart theorem)
  • Identical particles & Second quantization
  • Quantization of the electromagnetic field
  • Light-matter interaction
  • Relativistic quantum mechanics
  • Introduction to quantum information

Problem Sets

No. Problem Set Date Comments
1 Problem Set 1 20.10.22  
2 Problem Set 2 27.10.22  
3 Problem Set 3 3.11.22  
4 Problem Set 4 10.11.22  
5 Problem Set 5 17.11.22  
6 Problem Set 6 24.11.22  
7 Problem Set 7 01.12.22 Normalization corrected in Eq. (6)
8 Problem Set 8 08.12.22  
9 Problem Set 9 15.12.22 Hand in your results in the lecture on the 22.12.22!
10 Problem Set 10 22.12.22  
11 Problem Set 11 12.01.23  
12 Problem Set 12 19.01.23  
13 Problem Set 13 26.01.23  
14 Problem Set 14 02.02.23  

Tutorials

Tutor Day Time Room
Johannes Mögerle Thursday 14:00-15:30 4.331
Nastasia Makki Thursday 14:00-15:30 6.331
Chris Bühler Friday 08:00-09:30 5.331
Rukmani Bai Friday 08:00-09:30 2.326
Felix Roser Friday 09:45- 11:15 2.150
Katharina Brechtelsbauer Friday 09:45- 11:15 5.331
       
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