QUANTUM MECHANICS | FMF025 |

**Aim**

This course aims to give the basics of the mathematical theory of Quantum Mechanics with applications in nano science.

*Knowledge and understanding*

For a passing grade the student must

- be able to apply the theory on problems in nano physics

- ba able to identify the usefulness of the theory in some applications

*Skills and abilities*

For a passing grade the student must

- know how to decide whether a quantal or quantum calculation is applicable

*Judgement and approach*

For a passing grade the student must

**Contents**

Basic formalism. Hermitian operators and eigenvalues. First order pertubation theory, variational methods and matrixdiagonalization. Spherical symmatry and angular momentum. Spin and magnetic interaction. Periodical potentils and Bloch wavefunctions.

**Literature**

Gunnar Ohlén: Kvantvärldens fenomen, begrepp och teori.