01/30 
Applications of timeindependent perturbation theory: fine structure. (notes) 
HW 1 (solutions)  WS 1 

04/01 
Applications of timeindependent perturbation theory: hyperfine structure. (notes) 

WS 2 

04/03 
The variational principle. (notes) 

WS 3 

04/06 
Timedependent potentials: the interaction picture. (notes)  HW 2 (solutions) 
WS 4  
04/08 
Timedependent perturbation theory. (notes) 
 WS 5 
04/10 
Timedependent perturbation theory:special cases (notes) 
 WS 6 
04/13 
Transitions between continuum states.(notes)


WS 7 
04/15 
Fermi's golden rule. (notes)

 WS 8 
04/17 
Applications of Fermi's golden rule.(notes) 
HW 3(solutions)  WS 9 
04/20 
Interaction of radiation with matter. (notes) 
Vector potential under Hamiltonian 
WS 10  
04/22 
Interaction of radiation with matter(ctd.). (notes) 

 
04/24 
no class 
HW 4(solutions) 


04/27 
Spontaneous emission of radiation. (notes) 



04/29 
Spontaneous emission of radiation. (ctd) 
HW 5(solutions) 
WS 11 

05/01 
Lifetimes, line intensities, widths, and shapes.(notes) 



05/04 
Identical particles. (notes) 

WS 12 

05/06 
Symmetric and antisymmetric wavefunctions.(notes) 

WS 13 

05/08 
The helium atom. (notes) 
HW 6(solutions) 


05/11 
The helium atom (ctd). (notes) 



05/13 
Midterm(solutions) 

05/15 
The helium atom (ctd). (notes) 



05/18 
Introduction to quantum theory of scattering.(notes) 
HW 7(solutions) 
WS 14 

05/20 
Integral scattering equation. Scattering by a central potential.(notes) 

WS 15 

05/22 
Born approximation. (notes) 



05/25 
No class: Memorial Day 

05/27 
Method of partial waves.(notes) 
HW 8(solutions)  

05/29 
Method of partial waves (ctd).(notes) 
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