5.74 | Spring 2004 | Graduate

Introductory Quantum Mechanics II

Course Description

This course covers time-dependent quantum mechanics and spectroscopy. Topics include perturbation theory, two-level systems, light-matter interactions, relaxation in quantum systems, correlation functions and linear response theory, and nonlinear spectroscopy.
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An illustration depicting the wavefunctions of various Rydberg states of the CaF molecule.
Wavefunctions of various Rydberg states of the CaF molecule.  (Image courtesy of Serhan Altunata and Professor Robert W. Field.)