Quantum Mechanics, Advanced Course, 10 credits
Academic year 2022/2023
Autumn 2022, 33%, Campus
Start date: 29 August 2022
End date: 15 January 2023
Application deadline: 19 April 2022
Application code: UU-13636 Application
Language of instruction: The course will be taught in English, if needed
Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.
Registration: 28 July 2022 – 28 August 2022
Entry requirements: 120 credits with Mechanics III and Quantum Physics/Quantum Physics for Engineering, Linear Algebra and Multidimensional Analysis. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary course English 6.
If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.
Application fee: SEK 900
Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 24,167
Tuition fee, total: SEK 24,167
About the course
In-depth quantum mechanics based on the Dirac formalism with bra and ket vectors, operators and observables. Schrödinger and Heisenberg pictures. Scattering theory and its applications in nuclear and particle physics, neutron and synchrotron radiation scattering. Basic interpretation of quantum mechanics. Quantum technology now and in emerging technologies, in particular quantum information and quantum optics.
Department of Physics and Astronomy
Ångströmlaboratoriet, Lägerhyddsvägen 1
Box 516, 751 20 UPPSALA
Telephone: +46 18 471 35 21