## Lectures on Quantum Mechanics"This set of lecture notes on quantum mechanics aims to teach, in as simple and straightforward a manner as possible, the basic theory behind the subject. Examples are drawn from all fields of physics to provide both background as well as context."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved |

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### Contents

Review of Classical Mechanics | 1 |

Review of Essential Mathematics | 16 |

Basics of Quantum Mechanics | 58 |

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angular momentum operator approximation arbitrary basis calculate center of mass classical mechanics coefficients commutation relations components coordinates corresponding Coulomb definition degeneracy delta function depends derivatives determine diagonal differential dimensional dimensions Dirac Dirac delta function eigenstates eigenvalues eigenvectors electron energy eigenvalues example expectation value finite follows Furthermore given Green's function ground state energy Hamiltonian harmonic oscillator Hermitian Hilbert space hydrogen atom implies independent infinite infinitesimal invariant known Lagrangian leads Let us assume Let us consider Let us note linear momenta motion namely normalization constant obtain parameter parity Pauli matrices perturbation physical Poisson bracket polynomials potential probability probability amplitude quantum mechanics quantum numbers radial region right hand side rotation satisfy scattering cross section Schrodinger equation Similarly solution solve spherical spin symmetry theorem theory tonian trajectory transformation trial wave function vanishes variables vector wave function write zero