Course details of PH 422 - Quantum Mechanics II

Course Name Quantum Mechanics II
Total Credits 6
Type T
Lecture 3
Tutorial 0
Practical 1
Selfstudy 0
Half Semester N
Prerequisite
Text Reference E. Merzbacher, Quantum Mechanics, Wiley, 1970 P.M. Mathews and K. Venkatesan, A text book of Quantum Mechnanics, Tata McGraw Hill, 1976. A. Messiah, Quantum Mechanics, North Holland. L. Landau and E. Liftshitz, Quantum Mechanics, Pergamon 1965.
Description Approximation methods in Quantum Mechanics. WKB method. Connection formulae. Bohr"s quantization condition. Penetration through a pontential barrier. Time independent perturbation theory. Zeeman and Stark effects, Convergence of the perturbation series. Time dependent perturbation theory. Transition, scattering probability. Absorption and emission of radiation, Einstein coefficients. Variational procedure. Applications to Helium atom and many particle systems. Theory of potential scattering. Cross section, method of partial waves.
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