PHY 411 :  Quantum Mechanics II
(August - December, 2010)

This is part-2 of the course on non-relativistic quantum mechanics.
The course page of Quantum Mechanics I is here.

Course contents :
Central potential, angular momentum and spin
Approximation methods (WKB, variational, perturbation)
Scattering theory
Some advanced topics.

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 : 25 %
Midsem     : 25 %
Final         : 30 %
Seminar    : 20 %



For the seminar, you can choose one of the following papers. Towards the end of
the semester, you will have to give a seminar.