FYS-4506 Quantum Mechanics, 5 cr


Teemu Ojanen, Jouko Nieminen


Toteutuskerta Periodi Vastuuhenkilö Suoritusvaatimukset
FYS-4506 2019-01 1 - 2 Teemu Ojanen
The total mark is determined based on a final exam and the student's activity in exercise classes.


After the passing of the course the student has a comprehensive picture of abstract structure of quantum mechanics, including the notion of Hilbert space of quantum states, operators and different formulations of time-evolution (Schrödinger, Heisenberg and Dirac pictures). The course refines the understanding of angular momentum and spin, conservation laws and symmetries in quantum mechanics. A student knows how to apply approximate methods, such as stationary and time-independent perturbation theory, to solve a variety of problems regarding bound states, emission and absorption and scattering. A student has a basic notion of how quantum mechanics of many bosons and fermions are formulated and applied to simple problems.


Sisältö Ydinsisältö Täydentävä tietämys Erityistietämys
1. General formulation of quantum mechanics in terms of the Hilbert space of quantum states and operators     
2. Time evolution of Schrödinger, Heisenberg and Dirac pictures     
3. Stationary and time-dependent perturbation theory and applied to variety of problems     
4. Foundations of many-body quantum mechanics and the second quantization     

Ohjeita opiskelijalle osaamisen tasojen saavuttamiseksi

Participation in the lectures, independent study of the course material and participation in the exercises.


Numerical evaluation scale (0-5)


Tyyppi Nimi Tekijä ISBN URL Lisätiedot Tenttimateriaali
Book   quantum mechanics   I. MÄKINEN & K. TUOMINEN         No   


Opintojakso P/S Selite
FYS-1470 Aineen rakenne Mandatory    

Tietoa esitietovaatimuksista
Required prerequisites are either FYS-1470 or FYS-1466.


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Päivittäjä: Kunnari Jaana, 05.03.2019