|Announcement||-- Please Post --||Nov 9 2003|
INSTRUCTOR: Predrag Cvitanović
TIME: Spring semester 2004, Tue, Thu 09:35-10:55 in Howey S104
TEXT: Classical and Quantum Chaos webbook, ChaosBook.org.
COURSE HOME PAGE: www.cns.gatech.edu/PHYS-7224.
TEACHING METHOD: Two lectures per week, homework sets and a term project.
START: Thu, Jan 8 2004 in Howey S104
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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