
B.S. QUANTUM MECHANICSII [PHYS622] SYLLABUS

Approximate methods: Time independent perturbation
theory for non degenerate and degenerate levels, the variational method,
the WKB approximation, time dependent perturbation theory.

Identical particles and second quantization: Indistingushablity
of identical particles, systems of identical particles, quantum dynamics
of identical particle systems, statistics, symmetry of states, fermions,
bosons.

Theory of scattering: Scattering experiments and
cross sections, potential scattering, the method of partial waves,
the Born’s approximation.

The interaction of quantum systems with radiation:
Electromagnetic field and its interaction with one electron system,
transition rates, spontaneous emission, selection rules for electric
dipole transitions, the spin of photon and its helicity.

Relativistic quantum mechanics: Schrödinger
relativistic equation, probability and current densities, KleinGordon
equation and hydrogen atom, Dirac relativistic equation.

Recommended Text:
1. W. Greiner; “Quantum Mechanics: An Introduction”
4th Edition, Springer Verlag, Berlin (2001).
2. J. S. Townsend; “A Modern Approach to Quantum Mechanics”,
McGraw Hill Book Company, Singapore (1992).
3. W. Greiner; “Relativistic Quantum Mechanics” Springer
Verlag, Berlin (1990).
4. F. Schwable; “Quantum Mechanics”, Narosa Publishing
House, New Delhi (1992)
5. Fayyazuddin, Riazuddin; “Quantum Mechanics”, 1st Edition,
World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd. (1990).
6. M. P. Khanna; “Quantum Mechanics”, HarAnand Publications,
New Delhi, (1996).



