**QUANTUM
MECHANICS CHI 0026 (MAMASELF Master) 2016-2017**

revision of necessary material (complex numbers, waves, Maxwell's equations, light)

Mechanics-some famous experiments, wave-particle duality

Some probability theory

Postulates and examples

The Schrodinger equation

Observables, eigenfunctions, eigenvalues, degeneracy

Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle

Atoms, wave packets

Potential wells, the SHO (simple harmonic oscillator), H atom, scattering problems,

quantum tunnelling, many examples

Conservation laws, AM and spin, some perturbation theory

CG coefficients and some simple atomic spin states.

**
TEXTS** Schiff, Schaum, Messiah, almost any elementary QM text. Lots of free material on

the internet. I will email you a lot of material.

**
LECTURES start October 4th 2016.**

Tuesdays 4-6pm aula Avogadro (floor 3),

Thursdays 4-6pm aula G (floor -1),

Fridays
3-5pm, aula D (floor -1),

at the Physics Dept, via Pietro Giuria 1,
till about the end of November.

**
EXAMS** Written, with some choice, in January and February 2017.

**Profssa Jeanette E.
Nelson**

**Dip. Fisica Sezione
Teorica**

**Universita` Torino **

**via Pietro Giuria
1, 10125 Torino**

**WEB:http://personalpages.to.infn.it/~nelson/**

**EMAIL
(preferred): nelson@to.infn.it**

**
tel 011-670-7207, fax 011-670-7214**