Advanced Quantum Mechanics

Prof. Dr. Martin Zirnbauer, Charles Guggenheim
Lectures: Mondays 10 a.m. and Tuesdays 2 p.m. in lecture hall 3
Exercise classes: Wednesdays
First exam: February 14th 2019, 14:30-17:30, lecture hall I
Second exam: March 26th 2019, 13:00-16:00, lecture hall II

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.

Exercise sheets

The new exercise sheets will be uploaded on monday and you will have until friday 4 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.

  • Sheet 1 (A typo in 1.2.d has been corrected)

  • Sheet 2

  • Sheet 3 (The missing discussion in 3.1.b was added)

  • Sheet 4

  • Sheet 5

  • Sheet 6

  • Sheet 7

  • Sheet 8

  • Sheet 9

  • Sheet 10

  • Sheet 11

  • Sheet 12 (A typo in 12.3. was corrected)

  • Sheet 13

  • Sheet 14

  • There are five exercise classes. Times and places are:

  • Group 1 - 8:20 a.m. at seminar room Theory (old building)

  • Group 2 - 12 p.m. at seminar room Theory (old building)

  • Group 3 - 12 p.m. at seminar room 0.03 (new building)

  • Group 4 - 2 p.m. at seminar room 0.03 (new building)

  • Group 5 - 4 p.m. at lecture hall 3

  • Please check the current groups for the exercise classes here.

    Current issues

    Current information about this course can be found here.

  • Feb. 18th - The Klausureinsicht will be tomorrow, Feb 19th, from 11:30 to 12:30 in the seminar room of the II. Physical Institute.

  • Feb. 18th - The results of the first exam are online here.

  • Oct. 17th - The dates of the first and second exam have been added above.

  • Oct. 16th - Exemplary solutions for the exercise sheets will be uploaded in the corresponding Ilias subfolder every Tuesday around noon.

  • Oct. 8th - 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 10th.

  • Script

    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 )