Quantum Theory I

Illustration of experiment set-up.

Illustration of interference experiment for Aharonov-Bohm effect. (Courtesy of Steven G. Johnson on Wikipedia. Used with permission.)


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This is the first semester of a two-semester graduate-level subject on quantum theory, stressing principles. Quantum theory explains the nature and behavior of matter and energy on the atomic and subatomic level. Topics include Fundamental Concepts, Quantum Dynamics, Composite Systems, Symmetries in Quantum Mechanics, and Approximation Methods.

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Senthil Todadri. 8.321 Quantum Theory I. Fall 2017. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: MIT OpenCourseWare, https://ocw.mit.edu. License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA.

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