01/04 
Motion in central potentials. (notes) 



01/06 
Twobody problem. (notes)Orbital angular momentum.  HW 1 (solutions) 


01/08 
Ladder operators. (notes) 

WS 1 

01/11 
Rotation of diatomic molecules.(notes)

HW 2 (solutions) 
WS 2 
PRL2004 for HW2 
01/13 
Hydrogen atom.(notes) 
HW 3 (solutions) 
WS 3 

01/15 
Hydrogenlike atoms and ions.(notes) 
HW 4 (solutions) 

01/18 
Martin Luther King day 

01/20 
Other examples of particles in sphericallysymmetric potentials. (notes) 
 WS 4  
01/22 
Angular momentum and rotations. (notes) 

WS 5  

01/25 
Rotations in the state space. (notes) 
HW 5(solutions) 
WS 6 

01/27 
Spin (notes)  
WS 7 

01/29 
Tensor products. (notes) 

WS 8 

02/01 
Rotations in the spin space.(notes) 

WS 9 
4 Pi Rotations(PRL 1975) 
02/03 
Representations of the rotation operator. (notes) 

WS 10 

02/05 
Spherical harmonics as rotation matrices. (notes) 
HW 6(solutions) 


02/08 
Addition of angular momenta.(notes) 

WS 11 

02/10 
Examples of addition of angular momenta. (notes) 

WS 12 

02/12 
Addition of angular momenta: general formalism.(notes) 



02/15 
Spectroscopic notations. (notes) 
 WS 13 

02/17 
Midterm(solutions) 

02/19 
Addition of more than 2 angular momenta. Rotation matrices for coupling two angular momenta. (notes) 
HW 7(solutions) 
WS 14 

02/22 
Scalar, vector and tensor operators. Properties of spherical tensors. (notes) 

WS 15 

02/24 
Properties of spherical tensors (ctd).(notes) 
HW 8(solutions) 
WS 16 

02/26 
WignerEckart theorem.(notes) 



03/01 
Timeindependent perturbation theory: nondegenerate case.(notes) 
HW 9(solutions) 


03/03 
Timeindependent perturbation theory: nondegenerate vs degenerate case.(notes) 

WS 17 

03/05 
Applications of timeindependent perturbation theory: fine structure of the hydrogen atom.(notes) 

WS 18 

03/08 
Applications of timeindependent perturbation theory: fine structure of the hydrogen atom (ctd). 

WS 19 

03/10 
Applications of timeindependent perturbation theory: hyperfine structure of the hydrogen atom.(notes) 



03/12 
Applications of timeindependent perturbation theory: effect of external magnetic fields on the hydrogen atom.(notes) 



03/18 
Final Exam
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Final Exam (Thu, 03/18, 9:30 AM, remote)

