Advanced Quantum Mechanics
Prof. Dr. Martin Zirnbauer,
Mondays 10 a.m. and Tuesdays 2 p.m. in lecture hall 3
February 22nd 2018, 14:30-17:30 in lecture hall 1
April 3rd 2018, 13:00-16:00 in lecture hall 2
If you have any questions about the lecture or the exercises, you can visit me in my office (room 209 in the old building, tel: 4209) or write an E-mail.
The new exercise sheets will be uploaded on monday and you will have until the next monday 12 p.m. to work on them. Please write your name, matriculation number and your group on your solutions and throw them in the box (assigned to your group) on the left hand side of the entrance to the institute for theoretical physics.
Oct. 9th - 1st exercise sheet ( Oct. 11th - exercise 1.3 was added)
Oct. 16th - 2nd exercise sheet
Oct. 23rd - 3rd exercise sheet (Nov. 3rd - some minor corrections to exercise 3.2.a were made)
Oct. 30th - 4th exercise sheet (Nov. 3rd - a typo in exercise 4.3.d was corrected)
Nov. 6th - 5th exercise sheet (Nov. 8th - a few typos were corrected)
Nov. 13th - 6th exercise sheet (Nov. 16th - a few signs in exercise 6.2 were corrected)
Nov. 20th - 7th exercise sheet (Nov. 20th - two typos in exercise 7.1.a were corrected)
Nov. 27th - 8th exercise sheet
Dec. 4th - 9th exercise sheet
Dec. 11th - 10th exercise sheet
Dec. 18th - 11th exercise sheet
Jan. 8th - 12th exercise sheet (Jan. 25th - exercise 12.2 was corrected)
Jan. 15th - 13th exercise sheet (Jan. 25th - exercise 13.3 was corrected)
Jan. 22nd - 14th exercise sheet
Feb. 26th - Exam and solution
There are five exercise classes. Times and places are:
Group 1 - 8:20 a.m. at Seminar room Theory (old building) - Emilio Torres
Group 2 - 8:20 a.m. at Seminar room 0.03 (new building) - Martin Zirnbauer
Group 3 - 12 p.m. at Seminar room Theory (old building) - Lorenz Mayer
Group 4 - 12 p.m. at Seminar room 0.03 (new building) - Terenz Feng
Group 5 - 2 p.m. at Seminar room 0.03 (new building) - Zhong Chao Wei
Please check the current groups for the exercise classes here.
Current information about this course can be found here.
Mar 5th - There will be an extra tutorial class for questions concerning the lecture in the week before the second exam. The tutorial class will be held on Wednesday, March 28th, at 10 a.m. in the seminar room 3 in the new building. Please send questions or topics to discuss until Tuesday, March 27th, to cg.
Mar 2nd - There is now a sample solution for the exam.
Feb. 26th - The results of the first exam can be found in the showcase on the left of the entrance to the institute of theoretical physics. On Friday, March 2nd, from 11:30 - 12:00 you have the chance to see through your graded exam in the seminar room of theoretical physics.
Feb. 26th - The first exam can be found in the section "Exercise sheets". In the next few days there will also be a sample solution for the exam.
Feb. 6th - The extra tutorial class will be held on Thursday, Feb 15th, at 10 a.m. in the seminar room 0.03 in the new building. Please send questions and topics that you would like to discuss in advance to cg.
Jan. 25th - There will be an extra tutorial class for questions concerning the lecture in the week before the exam. To find a suitable date for this extra tutorial, please take part in the poll. Feel free to send an E-mail to cg with questions or topics you would like to talk about in advance.
Dec. 6th - On Friday, Dec. 15th, there will be an extra tutorial class from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. in the seminar room of the 1. Physikalische Institut where you can ask questions about topics from the lecture course. Feel free to send an E-mail to cg with questions or topics you would like to talk about in advance.
Dec. 6th - Literature about Lie Groups can be found below.
Nov. 8th - The appointment for the second exam is online. (See above)
Oct. 27th - Next Wednesday, November 1st, is a public holiday and there will be no exercise classes. Therefore, there will be an exercise class for all students on Thursday, November 2nd, at 4 p.m. in lecture hall 2
Oct. 19th - The appointment for the first exam is online. (See above)
Oct. 16th - On Wednesday, 18.10.17, the first exercise class will be held. Please check the current groups for the exercise classes here.
Oct. 9th - Use your KLIPS2.0 account to register for the exercise classes, the course number is 14756.2003. The fist exercise class will be held on October 18th.
The lecture notes will be uploaded here.
Here are some texts about Lie groups for further reading on the topic.
Introduction to Lie Groups and Lie Algebras - by A. Kirillov
Introduction to Lie Groups - by A. Savage
An introduction to matrix groups and their application - by A. Baker
Matrix Groups for Undergraduates - by K. Tapp (Only the table of contents. You can can get a four week trial at www.scribd.com )