Quantum Physics II

An illustration of a spherical harmonic, a wave packet, and the momentum operqtor in the harmonic oscillator basis.

A spherical harmonic, a wave packet, and the momentum operator in the harmonic oscillator basis. (Image courtesy of Krishna Rajagopal.)

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MIT Course Number

8.05

As Taught In

Fall 2004

Level

Undergraduate

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Course Description

Together, this course and 8.06: Quantum Physics III cover quantum physics with applications drawn from modern physics. Topics covered in this course include the general formalism of quantum mechanics, harmonic oscillator, quantum mechanics in three-dimensions, angular momentum, spin, and addition of angular momentum.

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Stewart, Iain. 8.05 Quantum Physics II, Fall 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-05-quantum-physics-ii-fall-2004 (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA


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