Numerical Calculations in Quantum Mechanics 1
- Department of Physics
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics in Mathematica. Introduction to the numerical methods as well as to the basics of a few programming languages. Calculation of basic systems - particle in a box and a
Knowledge of basic course of physics and numerical mathematics
- Syllabus of lectures:
- Syllabus of tutorials:
T1 : The very beginning introduction to the Mathematica.
T2 : Basic Quantum Mechanical problems in Mathematica.
T3 : Basic Quantum Mechanical problems in Mathematica.
T4 : Advanced Quantum Mechanical problems in Mathematica.
T5 : Advanced Quantum Mechanical problems in Mathematica.
T6 : Introduction to C and Fortran.
T7 : Numerical integration. Summary of the numerical methods to solve
T8 : Variable phase method.
T9 : Particle in a box.
T10: Particle in a box.
T11: Square-well potential.
T12: Square-well potential.
- Study Objective:
Methods for numerical calculation of basic problems in quantum mechanics
Implementation of these methods in given programming languages
- Study materials:
 James M. Feagin: Quantum Methods with Mathematica, Springer-Verlag, New York, 1994
 W. H. Press, S. A. Teukolsky, W. T. Vetterling, B. P. Flannery,Numerical Recipes, Cambridge University Press, 2007
Media and tools:
PC lab with Linux and programs FORTRAN, C, Mathematica
- Further information:
- No time-table has been prepared for this course
- The course is a part of the following study plans:
- Experimentální jaderná a částicová fyzika (elective course)