Introduction to Quantum Theory
Code  Completion  Credits  Range 

02UKT  Z  2  2+0 
 Lecturer:
 Martin Štefaňák (guarantor)
 Tutor:
 Martin Štefaňák (guarantor)
 Supervisor:
 Department of Physics
 Synopsis:

The aim of the lecture is to introduce the basic principles of quantum theory and its interpretation on simple examples.
 Requirements:
 Syllabus of lectures:

1. Historical introduction, experiments leading to quantum theory
2. Addition of probability amplitudes, interference phenomena
3. Formalism and interpretation of quantum theory
4. Simple quantum systems, spin 1/2
5. Twolevel quantum systems
6. Measurement in quantum theory
7. Introduction to quantum information processing
8. Linear harmonic oscillator
 Syllabus of tutorials:
 Study Objective:

Acquired knowledge:
Students will learn the basic formalism and interpretation of quantum theory.
Acquired skills:
The emphasis is put on the application of learned abstract concepts to describe and solve simple tasks in finitedimensional quantum mechanics.
 Study materials:

Compulsory literature:
[1]Feynman R. P., Leighton R. B., Sands M.: The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Volume III, Addison Wesley, 2005
[2]M. Dušek, Conceptual Questions of Quantum Theory, Olomouc, 2002 (in czech)
Optional literature:
[3]Feynman R. P.: QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter, Aurora, Princeton University Press, 1985
 Note:
 Timetable for winter semester 2020/2021:
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 Timetable for summer semester 2020/2021:
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 The course is a part of the following study plans: