Quantum Mechanics (XJTLU)
This is an elective course for XJTLU students in the program BSc Applied Mathematics.
Wave particle duality. Schrödinger’s equation for simple one dimensional systems. Finite-dimensional Hilbert space and matrix mechanics. Angular momentum and the hydrogen atom. Perturbation theory and the variational method. Collapse of the wave function, Schrödinger’s cat and the EPR paradox.
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, D.J. Griffiths, 2nd edition, Addison-Wesley, 2005.