APME804
Quantum Mechanics
(Obsolete)

 

Course Description

History and philosophy of quantum mechanics will first be reviewed in this course. Wave function and its statistical interpretation will be investigated. Time-independent Schrodinger equation will be discussed with some examples of infinite square well, finite square well and harmonic oscillator, etc. Then, hydrogen atom will be studied by Schrodinger equations in three dimensions. Furthermore, wave function of two-particle systems, atoms and solids will be introduced. The parts of application cover contents of perturbation theory, variational principle, WKB approximation and adiabatic approximation.