Course Name: Advanced Quantum Mechanics with Applications

Course abstract

The Course deals with the prerequisite material for studying advanced level research in various fields of Physics, Applied Physics and Electrical Engineering. The course begins with an introduction to advanced topics, such as, the Density Matrix formalism and its applications to quantum optics. Hence angular momentum is introduced to discuss nuclear magnetic resonance. Hence basics of quantum information theory is brought into consideration with a view to explain quantum information algorithms. Quantum dynamics is hence studied with a view to understand quantum optics for driven systems. A glossary of the approximate methods is described with a few examples. Finally, basics of quantum transport is presented to understand the conductance properties of semiconductors.

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Prof.Saurabh Basu

Dr. Saurabh Basu is a professor at the Department of Physics, IIT Guwahati. The area of expertise is Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, with special emphasis on the correlated boson and fermion systems, topological insulators. He has more 85 research publications in different refereed international journals.
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 Course Duration : Aug-Sep 2018

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 Enrollment : 18-Apr-2018 to 06-Aug-2018