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Quantum Mechanics

In this series of physics lectures, Professor J.J. Binney explains how probabilities are obtained from quantum amplitudes, why they give rise to quantum interference, the concept of a complete set of amplitudes and how this defines a "quantum state". A book of the course can be obtained from http://bit.ly/binneybook

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1 001 Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Probability Amplitudes and Quantum States First lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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2 002 Dirac Notation and the Energy Representation Second lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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3 003 Operators and Measurement Third lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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4 004 Commutators and Time Evolution (the Time Dependent Schrodinger Equation) Fourth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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5 005 Further TDSE and the Position Representation Fifth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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6 006 Wavefunctions for Well Defined Momentum, the Uncertainty Principle and Dynamics of a Free Particle Sixth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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7 007 Back to Two-Slit Interference, Generalization to Three Dimensions and the Virial Theorem Seventh Lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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8 008 The Harmonic Oscillator and the Wavefunctions of its Stationary States Eighth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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9 009 Dynamics of Oscillators and the Anharmonic Oscillator Ninth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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10 010 Transformation of Kets, Continuous and Discrete Transformations and the Rotation Operator Tenth lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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11 011 Transformation of Operators and the Parity Operator Eleventh lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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12 012 Angular Momentum and Motion in a Magnetic Field Final lecture of the Quantum Mechanics course given in Michaelmas Term 2009. James Binney 11 Dec 2009
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13 013 Hilary: The Square Well Thirteenth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 26 Jan 2010
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14 014 A Pair of Square Wells and the Ammonia Maser Fourteenth Lecture in the Quantum Mechanics Course given in Hilary term 2010. James Binney 26 Jan 2010
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15 015 Tunnelling and Radioactive Decay Fifteenth lecture in the Quantum Mechanics course given in Hilary term 2010. James Binney 26 Jan 2010
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16 016 Composite Systems - Entanglement and Operators Sixteenth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 04 Feb 2010
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17 017 Einstein-Podolski-Rosen Experiment and Bell's Inequality Seventeenth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 04 Feb 2010
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18 018 Angular Momentum Eighteenth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 04 Feb 2010
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19 019 Diatomic Molecules and Orbital Angular Momentum Nineteenth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 09 Feb 2010
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20 020 Further Orbital Angular Momentum, Spectra of L2 and LZ Twentieth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 09 Feb 2010
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21 021 Even further Orbital Angular Momentum - Eigenfunctions, Parity and Kinetic Energy Twenty-first lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 09 Feb 2010
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22 022 Spin Angular Momentum Twenty second lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 05 Mar 2010
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23 023 Spin 1/2 , Stern - Gerlach Experiment and Spin 1 Twenty third lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 05 Mar 2010
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24 024 Classical Spin and Addition of Angular Momenta Twenty fourth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 05 Mar 2010
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25 025 Hydrogen part 1 Twenty fifth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 05 Mar 2010
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26 026 Hydrogen part 2 Emission Spectra Twenty sixth lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 05 Mar 2010
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27 027 Hydrogen part 3 Eigenfunctions Twenty seventh lecture in Professor James Binney's Quantum Mechanics Lecture series given in Hilary Term 2010. James Binney 05 Mar 2010
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