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Exploring Quantum Physics

University of Maryland, College Park via Coursera

Overview

An introduction to quantum physics with emphasis on topics at the frontiers of research, and developing understanding through exercise.

Syllabus

Week 1 - Welcome, Lecture 1 and 2 - Conceptual Grounds

Week 2 - Lecture 3 and 4 - Path Integral

Week 3 - Lecture 5 and 6 - Quantum Wells to Cooper Pairs

Week 4 - Lecture 7 and 8 - Quantum Oscillators

Week 5 - Lecture 9 and 10 - The (Simplest) Atom

Week 6 - Lecture 11 and 12 - The Bouncing Ball

Week 7 - Lecture 13 and 14 - Rotation and Spin

Week 8 - Lecture 15 and 16 - Quantum Gas and Time Dependence

Final Exam

Bonus Lectures

Taught by

Dr. Charles W. Clark and Dr. Victor Galitski

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  • Anonymous

    Anonymous completed this course.

    A challenging advanced physics class, not for dilettantes. Not really intended as a first introduction to quantum mechanics, this course is aimed at upper-level undergraduates or lower-level grad students in physics and related fields. You should be comfortable...
  • Francesco completed this course, spending 10 hours a week on it and found the course difficulty to be hard.

    Great class, not for the absolute beginner. You need to have taken an introductory class or studied a textbook (with exercises!) before attempting it. The lectures require a good level of physical and mathematical maturity.
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