Numerical Calculations in Quantum Mechanics 1
Code  Completion  Credits  Range  Language 

02NVKM1  Z  3  0+3  Czech 
 Lecturer:
 Tutor:
 Supervisor:
 Department of Physics
 Synopsis:

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
squarewell potential.
 Requirements:

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
integrodifferential equations.
T8 : Variable phase method.
T9 : Particle in a box.
T10: Particle in a box.
T11: Squarewell potential.
T12: Squarewell potential.
 Study Objective:

Knowledge:
Methods for numerical calculation of basic problems in quantum mechanics
Abilities:
Implementation of these methods in given programming languages
 Study materials:

Key references:
[1] James M. Feagin: Quantum Methods with Mathematica, SpringerVerlag, New York, 1994
Recommended references:
[2] 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
 Note:
 Further information:
 No timetable has been prepared for this course
 The course is a part of the following study plans:

 Experimentální jaderná a částicová fyzika (elective course)