MSc Physics

Advanced Quantum Theory

Winter Semester 2018

 

Lecturer

Prof. Dr. Hans Peter Büchler

Begin of lecture

Monday, 15 October 2018

Time and Date
  • Monday, 9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m., Seminar Room 6.331, Pfaffenwaldring 57
  • Friday, 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m., Seminar Room 6.331, Pfaffenwaldring 57
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 is now open. 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.
Examination

There will be an oral examination at the end of the course.
Details will be given in the lecture.

Literature
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 15.10.18  
2 Problem Set 2 25.10.18  
3 Problem Set 3 01.11.18  
4 Problem Set 4 08.11.18  
5 Problem Set 5 15.11.18  
6 Problem Set 6 22.11.18  
7 Problem Set 7 29.11.18  
8 Problem Set 8 06.12.18  
9 Problem Set 9 13.12.18  
10 Problem Set 10 20.12.18  
11 Problem Set 11 10.01.19  
12 Problem Set 12 17.01.19  
13 Problem Set 13 24.01.19  
14 Problem Set 14 31.01.19  

 

Tutorials
Tutor Room Day Time
Nicolai Lang & Kevin Kleinbeck 6.331 Thursday 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

 

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