Introductory Quantum Mechanics II

An illustration depicting the wavefunctions of various Rydberg states of the CaF molecule.

Wavefunctions of various Rydberg states of the CaF molecule.  (Image courtesy of Serhan Altunata and Professor Robert W. Field.)


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Spring 2004



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This course covers time-dependent quantum mechanics and spectroscopy. Topics include perturbation theory, two-level systems, light-matter interactions, relaxation in quantum systems, correlation functions and linear response theory, and nonlinear spectroscopy.

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Field, Robert, and Andrei Tokmakoff. 5.74 Introductory Quantum Mechanics II, Spring 2004. (MIT OpenCourseWare: Massachusetts Institute of Technology), (Accessed). License: Creative Commons BY-NC-SA

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