- 1. Motion of a charged particle in a magnetic field.
- 2. Time-independent perturbation theory.
- 3. The Zeeman effect.
- 4. The Stark effect.
- 5. The variational principle.
**6. WKB approximation.**- 7. Time-dependent problems: the sudden and adiabatic approximations.
- 8. Time-dependent perturbation theory.
- 9. Fermi golden rule.
- 10. Radiative transitions.
- 11. Selection rules
- 12. Identical particles.
- 13. Gross structure of He.
**14. Density operators.****Synopsis and suggested reading****Problem Set 1****Problem Set 2****Problem Set 3**

## Lecture notes (Oxford access only)

**Part 1 - Magnetic fields in quantum mechanics****Part 2 - Time-independent perturbation theory****Part 3 - Zeeman and Stark effects****Part 4 - Variational and WKB approximations****Part 5 - Time-dependent problems and approximations****Part 6 - Identical particles****Part 7 - Atomic structure****Part 8 - Density matrices**

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These lectures are a sequel to Prof Stephen Blundell's course. The two courses together
are intended to provide an introduction to quantum mechanics. No particular significance
is attached to the way that material is divided between the two courses.
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