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Single Particles
Quantum Mechanics
1.1 Wave Mechanics
1.2 Quantum Mechanics
1.3 Representations
1.3.1 General Formalism
Dirac discrete basis representation
Dirac continuous basis representation
1.3.2 The Position Representation; Wave Mechanics Revisited
1.4. MANY PARTICLES AND PRODUCT STATES 13
1.4 Many Particles and Product States
Time Dependent Perturbation Theory
2.1 Time Evolution
2.1.1 The Huygens Principle
2.2 Time Dependent Perturbations
2.3 Fermi’s Golden Rule
2.4 Radiative Transitions
2.4.1 Atom in a Radiation Field
2.4.2 Einstein Coefficients and Rate Equations
2.4.3 Population and Lifetime
2.5 Epilogue
2.6. APPENDIX I. THE HEISENBERG PICTURE 37
2.6 Appendix I. The Heisenberg Picture
2.7 Appendix II. Some Integral Tricks
The Quantum Pinball Game
3.1 A Typical Experiment
3.2. TIME EVOLUTION; SUMMING THE PERTURBATION SERIES 45
3.2 Time Evolution; Summing the Perturbation Series
3.2.1 Adapt Integration Bounds; Green Functions
3.2.2 Fourier Transform to the Frequency Domain
3.2.3 Sum the Perturbation Series; Dyson Equation
3.2.4 Green Functions; Closed Expressions
3.2.5 Summary
3.3 Connection to Mattuck’s Ch. 3
3.4 Appendix. Green Functions; the Lippmann-Schwinger Equation
3.4.1 The Huygens Principle Revisited
Scattering
4.1 Scattering by a Dilute Concentration of Centers
4.1.1 The Scattering Cross Section
4.1.2 Forward Scattering; the Optical Theorem
4.2 Scattering by a Single Center
4.3 Re-summation of the Series; the Self-Energy
4.4 The Physical Meaning of Self-Energy
4.5 The Scattering Cross Section
4.5.1 The Lippmann-Schwinger Equation
4.5.2 The Scattering Amplitudes and the Differential Cross Section
4.5.3 The Born Series and the Born approximation
4.8.2 Contour Integration
4.8.3 The Principal Value
4.8.4 The Self-Energy Integral
Many Particles
Quantum Field Oscillators
5.1 The Quantum Oscillator
5.1.1 Summary Harmonic Oscillator
5.1.2 Second Quantization
5.2 The One-dimensional Quantum Chain; Phonons
5.3 My First Quantum Field
5.3.1 Classical Chain
5.3.2 Continuum Limit: an Elastic Medium
5.3.3 Quantizing the Elastic Medium; Phonons
5.4. THE THREE-DIMENSIONAL QUANTUM CHAIN 115
5.4 The Three-dimensional Quantum Chain
5.4.1 Discrete Lattice
5.4.2 Elastic Medium
5.4.3 Are Phonons Real Particles ?
5.5 The Electro-Magnetic Field in Vacuum
5.5.1 Classical Electro-Dynamics
5.5.2 Quantum Electro-Dynamics (QED)
5.5.3 Are Photons Real Particles ?
Bosons and Fermions
6.1 N particles; the Stone Age
6.1.1 The Slater Determinant
6.1.2 Three Particle Example Work-out
6.1.3 One- and Two-particle Operators
6.2 N particles; the Modern Era
6.2.1 Second Quantization for Bosons
6.2.2 Second Quantization for Fermions
6.2.3 The Road Travelled
6.3 The Particle-Hole Formalism
6.3.1 The Homogeneous Electron Gas
6.3.2 Particles and Holes
6.3.3 The Quantum Field Theory Connection
6.4 Second Quantization and the Electron Field
6.5 Appendix I. Identical Particle Algebra
6.5.1 Normalization Factors and Orthogonality
6.5.2 Second Quantization for Operators
6.6 Appendix II. Identical Particles
6.6.1 Indistinguishable Particles
6.6.2 Why Symmetrize ?
6.6.3 Symmetrize The Universe ?
7.1 Atoms and Radiation; the Full Monty
7.1.1 Absorption; Fermi’s Golden Rule
7.1.2 Spontaneous Emission
7.2 Electrons, Holes and Photons
7.2.1 Electrons and Radiation
7.2.2 Free Electrons and Holes
7.2.3 Light Absorption by Electrons and Holes
7.4.1 Dipole Approximation
7.5. APPENDIX II. RELATIVISTIC ELECTRONS AND HOLES 193
7.5 Appendix II. Relativistic Electrons and Holes
Interacting Particles
Propagators and Diagrams
8.1 The Single Particle Propagator
8.1.1 A Gedanken Experiment
8.1.2 Particle and Hole Propagators
8.2 A Single Particle or Hole
8.2.1 Particle Scattering
8.2.2 The Second Quantization Connection
8.2.3 Hole Scattering
8.3 Many Particles and Holes
8.3.1 Atom Embedded in an Electron Gas
8.3.2 Goldstone Diagrams; Exchange
8.3.3 Diagram Expansion
8.3.4 Diagram Summation
8.3.5 Exponential Decay
8.4 Interacting Particles and Holes
8.4.1 Two-Particle Diagrams
8.4.2 The Homogeneous Electron Gas Revisited
8.4.3 The Full Diagram Dictionary
8.4.4 Radiation Diagrams
8.5 The Spectral Function
8.5.1 Physical Content
8.6 (Inverse) Photoemission and Quasi-particles
8.6.1 Photoemission
8.6.2 Inverse Photoemission
8.7. APPENDIX I. THE ADIABATIC CONNECTION 237
8.7 Appendix I. The Adiabatic Connection
8.7.1 The Problem
8.7.2 The Solution
8.8. APPENDIX II. THE LINKED CLUSTER EXPANSION 241
8.8 Appendix II. The Linked Cluster Expansion
8.8.1 Denominator
8.8.2 Numerator
8.8.3 Linked Cluster Theorem
The electron-electron interaction
9.1 Many interacting electrons
9.2 The Hartree approximation
9.2.1 The Hartree (Coulomb) interaction
9.3.1 The exchange interaction
9.3.2 The Hartree-Fock Self-Consistent Field equations
9.3.3 The homogeneous electron gas revisited
9.3.4 Pro’s and con’s of the Hartree-Fock approximation
9.3.5 Screening
9.4. THE RANDOM PHASE APPROXIMATION (RPA) 283
9.4 The Random Phase Approximation (RPA)
9.4.1 The RPA diagram
9.4.2 The RPA screened interaction
9.4.3 The GW approximation
9.4.4 The homogeneous electron gas re-revisited
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