Course level

Undergraduate

Faculty

Science

School

Mathematics & Physics School

Units

2

Duration

One Semester

Class contact

4 Contact hours

Prerequisite

PHYS3040 + permission of Head of School for BSc students.

Recommended prerequisite

Restricted

Restricted to BSc(Hons) & BAdvSc(Hons) students only.

Assessment methods

Tutorial problems, assignments, and end of semester examination

Course coordinator

Prof Matt Davis (mdavis@physics.uq.edu.au)

Current course offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2018 St Lucia Internal Profile unavailable

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Course description

This course covers advanced topics from single-particle quantum mechanics, such as advanced quantum dynamics, path-integrals, and quantum decoherence. It will also cover introductory non-relativistic many-body quantum theory, relativistic quantum mechanics, and relativistic quantum field theory. We will look at selected applications from atom optics, condensed matter physics, and particle physics.

Archived offerings

Course offerings Location Mode Course Profile
Semester 1, 2017 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2016 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2015 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2014 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2013 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2012 St Lucia Internal Course Profile
Semester 1, 2011 St Lucia Internal Course Profile