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In the spring quarter of 1997, I taught the final term of a three-term graduate quantum mechanics course at the University of Utah. The problem sets, constructed in LaTeX, were made availble to the students over the web, as were the lecture notes (synthesized from various texts, as well as from notes Professor Karel Kuchař had used when teaching the course in previous years) for the first half of the course, which had the following syllabus:

- Week 1: Semiclassical Theory of Radiation
- Scattering
- Week 2: Classical Scattering and Exact Methods in QM
- Week 3: Perturbative Scattering and the Born Approximation

- Week 4: Path Integrals
- Week 5: Variational Methods

The second half of the course, covering relativistic quantum mechanics, roughly followed the first few chapters of Berestetskiĭ, Lifshitz and Pitaevskiĭ's Relativistic Quantum Theory.

If you'd like further information on the course or teaching materials, feel free to email me at john.whelan@astro.rit.edu.

Last Modified: 2011 April 6

Dr. John T. Whelan / john.whelan@astro.rit.edu / Associate Professor, School of Mathematical Sciences & Center for Computational Relativity and Gravitation, Rochester Institute of TechnologyThe contents of this communication are the sole responsibility of Prof. John T. Whelan and do not necessarily represent the opinions or policies of RIT, SMS, or CCRG.