|Announcement||-- Please Post --||Nov 9 2001|
INSTRUCTOR: Predrag Cvitanovic'
TIME: Spring semester 2002, TR 12:05-13:25 in Howey S106
TEXT: Classical and Quantum Chaos webbook, www.nbi.dk/ChaosBook.
COURSE HOME PAGE: www.cns.gatech.edu/~predrag/courses/PHYS-7224-02.
TEACHING METHOD: Two lectures per week, homework sets and a term project.
START: Thu, Jan 10 2002 in Howey S106
Historical perspective - chaos in quantum mechanics.
Semiclassical quantization - Gutzwiller trace formula.
Classical dynamics - periodic orbits.
Spectroscopy of chaotic systems - dynamical zeta functions.
Periodic orbit quantization of helium.
Periodic orbit theory of diffraction and tunneling.
Random matrix theory.
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