Quantum Physics III

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Weak field Zeeman effect, in which splittings of hydrogen atom degenerate multiplets due to an external magnetic field are smaller than fine-structure effect. (Image courtesy of Evgeny at English Wikipedia. License CC BY.)


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Spring 2018



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This course is a continuation of 8.05 Quantum Physics II. It introduces some of the important model systems studied in contemporary physics, including two-dimensional electron systems, the fine structure of hydrogen, lasers, and particle scattering.

An edX version of this course, 8.06x Applications of Quantum Mechanics, is available starting on February 20, 2019 and running for 19 weeks.

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Barton Zwiebach. 8.06 Quantum Physics III. Spring 2018. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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