Syllabus academic year 2008/2009
(Created 2008-07-17.)

Higher education credits: 4,5. Grading scale: TH. Level: G2 (First level). Language of instruction: The course will be given in Swedish. Optional for: N4, N4nel, N4nf. Course coordinator: Gunnar Ohlén,, Fysik, kurslaboratoriet. Prerequisites: Basic physics. Recommended prerequisits: FAF240 Quantum Phenomena and Nanotechnology. The course might be cancelled if the numer of applicants is less than 8. Assessment: Written exam. Home page:

The aim of this course is to give a presentaion of the basic theory of quantum mechanics with applications.

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Skills and abilities
For a passing grade the student must

Judgement and approach
For a passing grade the student must

be able to apply a quantum mechanical view in connection with applied problems.

Basic formalism. Hermitian operators and eigenvalues. First order pertubation theory, variational methods and matrix diagonalization. Spherical symmetry and angular momentum. Spin and magnetic interaction. Periodical potentials and Bloch wave functions.

Gunnar Ohlén: Kvantvärldens fenomen, begrepp och teori.