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Advanced Quantum Physics

When you'll study it
Semester 1
CATS points
ECTS points
Level 7
Module lead
Pasquale Di Bari

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), Density matrix and Schroedinger's cat, Non-locality and the Bell 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: PHYS3002 AND PHYS3004 AND PHYS3007 AND PHYS3008

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