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    Theoretical foundations for describing many-body quantum systems including time-dependent perturbation theory, second-quantization, and the theory of the degenerate Bose gas.

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    Paper title Advanced Quantum Mechanics II
    Subject Physics
    EFTS 0.0833
    Points 10 points
    Teaching period Semester 2 (On campus)
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    PHSI 423
    Limited to
    BSc(Hons), PGDipSci, MSc

    Associate Professor Mikkel Andersen

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    Course co-ordinator: Associate Professor Mikkel Andersen


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    Learning Outcomes

    Students who successfully complete the paper will:

    1. Understand the central concepts of quantum mechanical scattering theory
    2. Use the methods of second-quantised field theory for non-relativistic many-body problems
    3. Understand differences between Bose and Fermi particles and their field theories
    4. Be familiar with quantisation of the Electromagnetic field and description atom-light interactions
    5. Understand Bose-Einstein condensates, quasiparticles and superfluidity


    Semester 2

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    This paper is taught On Campus
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