Applied Quantum Mechanics II


Stanford School of Engineering

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Building on the foundations of quantum theory, the interpretation of quantum information is essential to understanding material properties and how we interact with them. This course exposes you to advanced topics developing the broad field of quantum mechanics, including quantum optics and particle interaction.



Topics include

  • Methods for one-dimensional problems
  • Coherent states
  • Crystalline materials
  • Electromagnetic field quantization
  • Fermion annihilation and creation operators
  • Optical absorption
  • Spin and identical particles
  • Spontaneous and stimulated emission

Note on Course Availability

The course schedule is displayed for planning purposes – courses can be modified, changed, or cancelled. Course availability will be considered finalized on the first day of open enrollment. For quarterly enrollment dates, please refer to our graduate education section.


009 Winter 2020-21 Online

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Dates:January 11 - March 19, 2021
Units: 3.00
Instructors: David Miller
Delivery Option:
For Credit $4,056.00
Notes: Pre-registration Dates: November 2, 2020 at 9:00am to December 4, 2020 at 5:00pm

Pre-registration for this course will secure your enrollment request and ensure timely processing of your application for potential course approval. Please note: course enrollment will be confirmed after December 11, 2020; after completing your pre-registration, no further action is required on your part.


This course may not currently be available to learners in some states and territories.