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Advanced Quantum Physics

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
15
ECTS points
7.5
Level
Level 7
Module lead
Pasquale Di Bari
Academic year
2021-22

Module overview

This course will cover advanced topics of quantum mechanics including postulates of quantum mechanics, tools of quantum mechanics, Dirac notation, Simple Harmonic oscillator (studied using raising and lowering operators), orbital and spin angular momentum (studied using raising and lowering operators), Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, Density matrix and Schroedinger's cat, Non-locality and Bell's inequalities, Quantum cryptography (distributing secure keys), Basic ideas of Quantum computing (qubits, quantum teleportation). (Last 4 topics non examinable in final assessment, only in problemsheets).

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Pre-requisites: PHYS2006 AND PHYS2003

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