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Linear vector spaces
1.1 Real vector spaces
1.2 Rotations
1.3 Lie groups
1.4 Change of basis
1.5 Complex vector spaces
1.6 Unitary transformations
Basic quantum mechanics
2.1 Bra and ket vectors
2.2 Operators in Hilbert space
2.3 Matrix representations
2.4 Adjoint operations
2.5 Eigenvectors and eigenvalues
2.6 The quantum postulates
2.7 Ehrenfest’s theorem
2.8 The time evolution operator
2.9 Stationary states and energy basis
2.10 Change of basis
2.11 Schr¨odinger and Heisenberg pictures
2.12 The Lie formula
2.13 Weyl and Cambell-Baker-Hausdorff formulas
Discrete quantum systems
3.1 Matrix mechanics
3.2 The hydrogen molecule
3.3 The general two-state system
3.4 Neutrino oscillations
3.5 Reflectioninvariance and symmetry transforma-
3.6 Lattice translation invariance
3.7 Lattice dynamics and energy bands
3.8 Three-dimensional lattices
Schr¨odinger wave mechanics
4.1 Coordinate basis
4.2 The Dirac δ-function
4.3 Continuous translations and momentum
4.4 Operators in the coordinate representation
4.5 The momentum representation
4.6 Three dimensions
4.7 The wave equation
4.8 Algebraic solution of the harmonic oscillator
4.9 Hermite polynomials
4.10 Coherent states
5.1 Cyclic molecules
5.2 Particle on a circle
5.3 Axial symmetry
5.4 Planar harmonic oscillator
5.5 Spherical rotations and the generators
5.6 Quantization of spin
5.7 Spin-1/2 and the Pauli matrices
5.8 Orbital angular momentum and spherical har-
5.9 Spherical symmetric potentials
5.10 The spherical well
5.11 Hydrogen atoms
5.12 Rotation matrices and Euler angles
Approximation schemes
6.1 The variational method
6.2 Rayleigh-Ritz scheme
6.3 Static perturbations
6.4 Degeneracy
6.5 Time-dependent perturbations
6.6 Harmonic perturbations
6.7 Rutherford scattering
6.8 Quantum potential scattering
Electromagnetic interactions
7.1 Magnetic moments
7.2 Vector potentials and gauge invariance
7.3 Gauge transformations in quantum theory
7.4 The Pauli equation
7.5 Zeeman effect
7.6 Absorption and emission of light
7.7 Einstein A and B coefficients
7.8 Quantization of the electromagnetic field
7.9 Spontaneous emission
7.10 Angular distributions
7.11 Magnetic transitions
7.12 Photo-electric effect
7.13 Thomson scattering
7.14 Vaccum energies and the cosmological constant
7.15 The Casimir force
Spin interactions
8.1 Relativistic velocity correction
8.2 Spin-orbit splitting
8.3 Addition of spins
8.4 Fine structure
8.5 Anomalous Zeeman effect and Land´e g-factor
8.6 Hyperfine splitting
8.7 Magnetic transitions in hyperfine doublet
Many-electron atoms
9.1 The helium atom
9.2 Electron spin and the Pauli principle
9.3 Central-field approximation
9.4 Terms and the Hund rules
9.5 Atomic magnetic moments
9.6 Hartree approximations
10.1 Identical particles
10.2 Fock space
10.3 Quantum field operators
10.4 Inter-particle interactions
10.7 Lattice field theory
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