5.74 Introductory Quantum Mechanics II

As taught in: Spring 2004

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.)

Level:

Graduate

Instructors:

Prof. Robert Field

Prof. Andrei Tokmakoff

Course Features

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.

Technical Requirements

Special software is required to use some of the files in this course: .dat, .rm, .mp3.