Quantum Physics III

A photo of a microchip.

A photograph of a quantum computing chip, as discussed in Chapter 5 of the Lecture Notes. (Image courtesy of Julian Kelly.)


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Spring 2016



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8.06 is the third course in the three-sequence physics undergraduate Quantum Mechanics curriculum. By the end of this course, you will be able to interpret and analyze a wide range of quantum mechanical systems using both exact analytic techniques and various approximation methods. This course will introduce some of the important model systems studied in contemporary physics, including two-dimensional electron systems, the fine structure of Hydrogen, lasers, and particle scattering.

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Aram Harrow. 8.06 Quantum Physics III. Spring 2016. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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