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Quantum Mechanics 2

Course 0000000115 in WS 2024/5

General Data

Course Type lecture
Semester Weekly Hours 2 SWS
Organisational Unit Theoretical Particle and Nuclear Physics
Lecturers Nora Brambilla
Dates Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2

Assignment to Modules

  • NAT3001: Quantenmechanik 2 / Quantum Mechanics 2
    This module is included in the following catalogs:
    • Theory courses for nuclear, particle, and astrophysics
    • Complementary catalogue of special courses for condensed matter physics
    • Complementary catalogue of special courses for Biophysics
    • Complementary catalogue of special courses for Applied and Engineering Physics
    • Specialization Modules in Elite-Master Program Theoretical and Mathematical Physics (TMP)

Further Information

Courses are together with exams the building blocks for modules. Please keep in mind that information on the contents, learning outcomes and, especially examination conditions are given on the module level only – see section "Assignment to Modules" above.

additional remarks Path integral, classical and semiclassical limit, Aharonov-Bohm effect Open quantum systems: density matrix, entangled states, reduced density matrix, von Neumann entropy, unitary evolution and von Neumann equation, evolution of the reduced density matrix and Linblad equation, decoherence Two-level system in Linblad formalism System of identical particles: bosons and fermions Fock space and second quantization: Fock space for bosons and for fermions, one particle and multiparticle operators, field operators, equation of motion, Fermi energy and electron gas One particle relativistic equations, Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations Klein-Gordon equation: derivation and solutions, Hamiltonian, momentum, charge current operators in second quantization Dirac equation: derivation, Dirac matrices, free particle solution, coupling to electromagnetism, Pauli equation, gyromagnetic ratio, quantized fields, symmetries: Lorentz C, P, T solution of the equation in a central potential Nonrelativistic expansion of the relativistic equations: spin-orbit interaction and Darwin term for the hydrogen atom Lamb shift effect Energy spectrum Hydrogen atom with relativistic corrections and Lamb shift Molecular states: Born-Oppenheimer approximation and van der Waals forces (only if time permits)
Links E-Learning course (e. g. Moodle)
TUMonline entry

Equivalent Courses (e. g. in other semesters)

SemesterTitleLecturersDates
WS 2023/4 Quantum Mechanics 2 Brambilla, N. Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
WS 2022/3 Quantum Mechanics 2 Brambilla, N. Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
WS 2021/2 Quantum Mechanics 2 Vairo, A. Wed, 12:00–14:00, virtuell
Fri, 10:00–12:00, virtuell
WS 2020/1 Quantum Mechanics 2 Garbrecht, B. Wed, 12:00–14:00, virtuell
Fri, 10:00–12:00, virtuell
WS 2019/20 Quantum Mechanics 2 Brambilla, N. Wed, 12:00–14:00, PH HS2
Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
WS 2018/9 Quantum Mechanics 2 Ibarra, A. Wed, 12:00–14:00, PH HS2
Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
WS 2017/8 Quantum Mechanics 2 Brambilla, N. Wed, 12:00–14:00, PH HS2
Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
WS 2016/7 Quantum Mechanics 2 Brambilla, N. Wed, 12:00–14:00, PH HS2
Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
and singular or moved dates
and dates in groups
WS 2015/6 Quantum Mechanics 2 Garbrecht, B. Wed, 12:00–14:00, PH HS2
Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
and singular or moved dates
and dates in groups
WS 2014/5 Quantum Mechanics 2 Brambilla, N. Wed, 12:00–14:00, PH HS2
Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
and dates in groups
WS 2013/4 Quantum Mechanics 2 Garbrecht, B. Wed, 12:00–14:00, PH HS2
Fri, 10:00–12:00, PH HS2
and dates in groups
WS 2012/3 Quantum Mechanics 2 Ibarra, A. singular or moved dates
and dates in groups
WS 2011/2 Quantum Mechanics 2 singular or moved dates
and dates in groups
WS 2010/1 Quantum mechanics II singular or moved dates
and dates in groups
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