Applied Quantum Mechanics

Oberlin College Physics 412

Fall 2020

This World Wide Web page written by Dan Styer, Oberlin College Department of Physics and Astronomy;;
last updated 2 September 2020.

Technical note: To access the links marked (PDF) you must first download the free Adobe Acrobat Reader or Open Standard software.

Teacher: Dan Styer

Course syllabus

Problem assignments



Draft textbook "The Physics of Quantum Mechanics" (PDF)


Spherical harmonics:

Showing magnitue; plus real and imaginary parts

On quantum computation:

David Mermin, Notes on quantum computation

John Preskill, Lecture notes on quantum computation