MAT 570

Title: Concepts of Quantum Mechanics

Description: Mathematical methods of classical mechanics: Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formulations, conservation laws. Mathematical foundation of quantum mechanics: Heisenberg and Schrodinger representations, Stone-von Neumann theorem. Examples of fundamental quantum mechanical problems, representation theory and spin. Feynman path integral formalism and related Wiener theory of integration, perturbation theory, semi-classical approximation, fermion systems. Mathematical applications.

Offered: Spring

Credits: 3

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