Quantum Mechanics II (2021)

Quantum Mechanics II (2021 semester 1)

Lectures:  Mondays, Thursdays 14:00-16:00

Discussion:  Wednesdays 14:00-1600

Classroom:  2019 (207-C)

T.A. ("Monitor"):   Felipe Manoel de Sousa Freitas


Prof. Matthew Luzum

Office:  3093

Online lecture information

It is recommended to first download the software from https://zoom.us/download .

Then, at the time of the lecture, click this link:  https://zoom.us/j/561958509

Or, open the Zoom app and click "Join" (or "ingressar") and paste the code 561958509.

The password for the Zoom meeting is 848879.




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The final grade will be an average of the best 2 out of 3 exams (50% each).


Tentative list of topics:

List of possible topics:

WKB approximation, Variational methods, Time-dependent perturbation theory, Identical particles, Scattering theory, S-matrix, Eikonal approximation, Interaction radiation/matter, Canonical formalism, Path integrals, Symmetries and conservation laws, Particles in e/m fields, Entanglement, Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics, Basics of  quantum computation, 

Bell's inequality, Berry phase, Anderson localization.