Density operator; second quantisation; quantising the EM-field; atom-light interactions; open quantum systems; spontaneous emission; quantum beam splitter; squeezing; scattering theory, contact interactions; Bose-Einstein condensation; trapped condensates; quantum vortices; Bogoliubov theory.
|Paper title||Advanced Quantum Mechanics II|
|Teaching period||Second Semester|
|Domestic Tuition Fees (NZD)||$640.66|
|International Tuition Fees (NZD)||$2,676.93|
- PHSI 423
- Limited to
- BSc(Hons), PGDipSci, MSc
- Teaching staff
- Course co-ordinator: Dr Philip Brydon
- Textbooks are not required for this paper.
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- Learning Outcomes
- By the end of the paper students are expected to be able to:
- Know and be able to use the essential properties of Fock space.
- Use the methods of second-quantised field theory for non-relativistic many-body problems.
- Understand differences between Bose and Fermi particles and their field theories.
- Be familiar with quantisation of the Electromagnetic field and description atom-light interactions.
- Understand Bose-Einstein condensation, quasiparticles and superfluidity.
- Appreciation of the BSC theory of superconductivity.