Emeritus Prof Miriam Cohen

Course topics

Hilbert space. The probability matrix. Unitary operations: Displacements, Rotations, Boosts, Gauge. Unitary representations of rotations and the spin concept. Actual procedure for building rotation matrices. Addition of angular momentum (elementary). Perturbation theory. Wigner decay. Fermi golden rule. The adiabatic equation. Particle in a few site system. Particle in 1D ring and AB effect. Particle in a uniform magnetic field (Landau, Hall). Spin a in magnetic field.

University course catalogue: 203.1.3241