## 8.321 Quantum Theory I, Fall 2002

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Taylor, Washington
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Quantum Theory I

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8.321 is the first semester of a two-semester subject on quantum theory, stressing principles. Topics covered include: Hilbert spaces, observables, uncertainty relations, eigenvalue problems and methods for solution thereof, time-evolution in the Schrodinger, Heisenberg, and interaction pictures, connections between classical and quantum mechanics, path integrals, quantum mechanics in EM fields, angular momentum, time-independent perturbation theory, density operators, and quantum measurement.

##### Date issued

2002-12##### Other identifiers

8.321-Fall2002

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8.321

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eigenstates, uncertainty relation, observables, eigenvalues, probabilities of the results of measurement, transformation theory, equations of motion, constants of motion, Symmetry in quantum mechanics, representations of symmetry groups, Variational and perturbation approximations, Systems of identical particles and applications, Time-dependent perturbation theory, Scattering theory: phase shifts, Born approximation, The quantum theory of radiation, Second quantization and many-body theory, Relativistic quantum mechanics of one electron, probability, measurement, motion equations, motion constants, symmetry groups, quantum mechanics, variational approximations, perturbation approximations, identical particles, time-dependent perturbation theory, scattering theory, phase shifts, quantum theory of radiation, second quantization, many-body theory, relativistic quantum mechanics, one electron, Hilbert spaces, time evolution, Schrodinger picture, Heisenberg picture, interaction picture, classical mechanics, path integrals, EM fields, electromagnetic fields, angular momentum, density operators, quantum measurement, quantum statistics, quantum dynamics

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