# 402-0205-00L Quantum Mechanics I

Semester | Autumn Semester 2019 |

Lecturers | G. Blatter |

Periodicity | yearly recurring course |

Language of instruction | German |

### Courses

Number | Title | Hours | Lecturers | ||||||||||||||||||||||
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402-0205-00 V | Quantenmechanik I | 3 hrs |
| G. Blatter | |||||||||||||||||||||

402-0205-00 U | Quantenmechanik I Do 9-11 oder Do 15-17 | 2 hrs |
| G. Blatter |

### Catalogue data

Abstract | Introduction to quantum theory: wave mechanics, Schroedinger equation, angular momentum, central force problems, potential scattering, spin. General structure: Hilbert space, states, obervables, equation of motion, density matrix, symmetries, Heisenberg- and interaction picture, approximate methods: perturbation theory, variational approach, quasi-classics. |

Objective | Introduction to single-particle quantum mechanics. Familiarity with basic ideas and concepts (quantisation, operator formalism, symmetries, angular momentum, perturbation theory) and generic examples and applications (bound states, tunneling, hydrogen atom, harmonic oscillator). Ability to solve simple problems. |

Content | Starting from Feynman's path-integral formulation, we develop the operator technique and introduce Dirac's notation. Quantum phenomena are developed by way of example for one-dimensional single particle problems (bound states, tunneling, scattering problems, resonances, periodic and disordered potentials). We introduce rotations and angular momenta and proceed with central symmetric problems, three dimensional scattering theory, spin, and the addition of angular momenta/spin. Various pictures (Schroedinger-, Heisenberg-, Dirac-) are explained and approximative methods such as variational techniques, perturbation theory, and quasi-classical formalism are introduced. |

Lecture notes | Auf Moodle, in deutscher Sprache |

Literature | G. Baim, Lectures on Quantum Mechanics E. Merzbacher, Quantum Mechanics L.I. Schiff, Quantum Mechanics R. Feynman and A.R. Hibbs, Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals J.J. Sakurai: Modern Quantum Mechanics A. Messiah: Quantum Mechanics I S. Weinberg: Lectures on Quantum Mechanics |

### Performance assessment

Performance assessment information (valid until the course unit is held again) | |

Performance assessment as a semester course | |

In examination block for | Bachelor's Degree Programme in Physics 2016; Version 25.02.2020 (Examination Block 3) |

ECTS credits | 10 credits |

Examiners | G. Blatter |

Type | session examination |

Language of examination | German |

Repetition | The performance assessment is offered every session. Repetition possible without re-enrolling for the course unit. |

Mode of examination | written 180 minutes |

Written aids | zwei A4 Seiten handgeschrieben |

If the course unit is part of an examination block, the credits are allocated for the successful completion of the whole block.This information can be updated until the beginning of the semester; information on the examination timetable is binding. |

### Learning materials

Main link | Information |

Moodle course | Moodle-Kurs / Moodle course |

Only public learning materials are listed. |

### Groups

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### Restrictions

There are no additional restrictions for the registration. |