5.74 Introductory Quantum Mechanics II

Spring 2004

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.)

Course Highlights

This course features a set of lecture videos given by Professor Robert Field during IAP.

Course Description

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.

Special Features

Technical Requirements

Any number of software tools can be used to import the .dat files found on this course site. Please refer to the course materials for any specific instructions or recommendations. RealOne™ Player software is required to run the .rm files found on this course site. Media player software, such as QuickTime® Player, RealOne™ Player, or Windows Media® Player , is required to run the .mp3 files found on this course site.

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Staff

Instructors:
Prof. Robert Field
Prof. Andrei Tokmakoff

Course Meeting Times

Lectures:
Two sessions / week
1.5 hours / session

Level

Graduate