Quantum Physics II

Course Description

This course by Prof. Barton Zwiebach and 8.06 Quantum Physics III cover quantum physics with applications drawn from modern physics. Topics covered in this course include the general formalism of quantum mechanics, harmonic oscillator, quantum mechanics in three-dimensions, angular momentum, spin, and addition of angular momentum.

Topics Covered:
- General Structure of Quantum Mechanics
- Quantum Dynamics
- Two-state Systems
- Angular Momentum and Spin
- The Radial Equation and Operator Methods
- Addition of Angular Momentum
- Introduction to the Quantum Mechanics of Identical Particles

Quantum Physics II
Basic elements of the Stern–Gerlach experiment. (Image source: Wikimedia.)
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Video Lectures & Study Materials

Visit the official course website for more study materials: http://ocw.mit.edu/courses/physics/8-05-quantum-physics-ii-fall-2013/

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1 Wave Mechanics Play Video
2 Wave Mechanics (continued) Play Video
3 Wave Mechanics (continued) and Stern-Gerlach Experiment Play Video
4 Spin One-half, Bras, Kets, and Operators Play Video
5 Linear Algebra: Vector Spaces and Operators Play Video
6 Linear Algebra: Vector Spaces and Operators (continued) Play Video
7 Linear Algebra: Vector Spaces and Operators (continued) Play Video
8 Linear Algebra: Vector Spaces and Operators (continued) Play Video
9 Dirac's Bra and Ket Notation Play Video
10 Uncertainty Principle and Compatible Observables Play Video
11 Uncertainty Principle and Compatible Observables (continued) Play Video
12 Quantum Dynamics Play Video
13 Quantum Dynamics (continued) Play Video
14 Quantum Dynamics (continued) Play Video
15 Quantum Dynamics (continued) Play Video
16 Quantum Dynamics (continued) and Two State Systems Play Video
17 Two State Systems (continued) Play Video
18 Two State Systems (continued), Multiparticle States and Tensor Products Play Video
19 Multiparticle States and Tensor Products (continued) Play Video
20 Multiparticle States and Tensor Products (continued) and Angular Momentum Play Video
21 Angular Momentum (continued) Play Video
22 Angular Momentum (continued) Play Video
23 Angular Momentum (continued) Play Video
24 Addition of Angular Momentum Play Video
25 Addition of Angular Momentum (continued) Play Video
26 Addition of Angular Momentum (continued) Play Video

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