Course number and title: 
EE270 Applied Quantum Mechanics 
Credits: 
4 
Instructor(s)incharge: 
Andrew Pan 
(pandrew@ucla.edu) 
Course type: 
Lecture 
Required or Elective: 
A Physical and Wave Electronics Area course. 
Course Schedule: 
Lecture: 
4 hrs/week. 
Outside Study: 
8 hrs/week. 
Office Hours: 
2 hrs/week. 


Course Assessment: 
Exams: 
1 midterm and 1 final examination. 


Grading Policy: 
Typically, 40% midterm and 60% final. 
Course Prerequisites: 
Modern physics (or 123A), linear algebra, and ordinary differential equations courses. 
Catalog Description: 
Principles of quantum mechanics for applications in lasers, solidstate physics, and nonlinear optics. Topics include eigenfunction expansions, observables, Schrodinger equation, uncertainty principle, central force problems, Hilbert spaces, WKB approximation, matrix mechanics, density matrix formalism, and radiation theory. 

Textbook and any related course material: 
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Class notes. 
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R. L. Liboff, Introductory Quantum Mechanics. 


Course Website 
Topics covered in the course: 

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Basic Concepts of Quantum Mechanics. 

  

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Schrodinger Equation. 

  

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Matrix Formulation of Quantum Mechanics. 

  

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Discrete BoundState Problems. 

  

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Harmonic Oscillator. 

  

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CentralForce Problems and Hydrogen Atom. 

  

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TimeIndependent and TimeDependent Perturbation Theory. 

  

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Interaction with Radiation. 

  

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Density Matrix Formalism. 

  

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Multiparticle Systems. 


Will this course involve computer assignments? NO 
Will this course have TA(s) when it is offered? NO 