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Quantum Mechanics 2

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Starting Autumn Term 2019

About the course

The main goals are to deepen the knowledge of the basic principles of quantum mechanics and to consider some applications. The following subjects are considered: electron in a magnetic field: Landau levels, the Quantum Hall Effect, the Aharonov-Bohm effect; spin, spin in a magnetic field, spin resonance, addition of angular momenta; elements of quantum information; quantum computation and cryptography; identical particles; atomic states; fine structure of atomic levels; variational principle, helium atom, covalent bonding; semiclassical approximation; time-dependent perturbation theory; emission and absorption of radiation by atoms, selection rules and scattering theory.

Application and eligibility

Quantum Mechanics 2, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2019 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


2 September 2019


3 November 2019

Study location




Type of studies

Daytime, 50%

Required Knowledge

90 credits including Quantum Mechanics 1, or equivalent. Swedish for basic eligibility for higher education programmes and English A/5. Requirements for Swedish only apply if the course is held in Swedish.


Academic credits Applicants in some programs at Umeå University have guaranteed admission to this course. The number of places for a single course may therefore be limited.

Application code



Application deadline was 15 April 2019. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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Tuition fee, first instalment


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Contact person for the course is:
Claude Dion