PHY 321 :  Quantum mechanics I
(January - April, 2013)

This is a first course on non-relativistic quantum mechanics.

Course contents :
Mathematical formalism
One dimensional problems
Uncertainty principle
Central potential, angular momentum and spin
Approximation methods (WKB, variational, perturbation)
Time dependent phenomena
Scattering theory

Books :
Principles of quantum mechanics by R. Shankar
Quantum mechanics by Franz Schwabl
Quantum mechanics (volume 1 and 2) by C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu and R. Laloe
Quantum mechanics by L. Schiff
Quantum mechanics : An Introduction by Walter Greiner

Evaulation :
Class tests : 35 %
Midsem     : 25 %
Final         : 40 %