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Advanced Quantum Theory

Lecture (physics 606)

Prof. Hans Kroha, Christoph Liyanage (Headtutor)


The lectures will take place on Mondays from 12:00 - 14:00 and Wednesdays from 13:00 - 14:00 in the Hörsaal 1 in the Physics Institute.

Lecture Notes: The lecture notes for this lecture course can be downloaded here (updated 19 Oct 2017).

Information sheet

Feb 06, 2018: New: Results of the first final exam  

The results are available from your tutor, if the tutor has not already sent you the result.

The maximum grade (1.0) was obtained if 4 of the 5 problems or 80% were correctly solved.

Result statistics and grading key  (Feb 19, 2018)

The review of the graded exam sheets will take place on 

Thursday, Feb 15, 2018, 14:00 - 16:00 in Conference Room I (ground floor, Wegelerstr. 10).


Drop-In Meeting

The drop-in meetings take place on    Mondays, 14-17 h  c.t.  in PI Lecture Hall I 

These meetings offer discussions about general questions arising from the exercises or the lectures.



The exercises will start on Thursday and Friday, 26/27 October 2017.

The exercises are to be solved as homework problems. new exercise sheets will be handed out in the lecture on Mondays or can be downloaded from this page (see below). Please hand in the solved exercise sheets until Tuesdays 12:00pm of the following week at Room 2.025 in the BCTP.  These will then be corrected, returned and discussed in the exercise groups by your respective tutors.


Homework 1

Homework 2

Homework 3

Homework 4

Homework 5

Homework 6

Homework 7

Homework 8

Homework 9

Homework 10

Homework 11

Homework 12


List of important topics

Tutorial Groups

Please notice, that some of the times and rooms for the groups have changed. There are five groups on Thursday and seven groups on Friday. The groups with the corresponding time, place and tutor can be seen below and in which group you are can be seen here .

Group 1
Th,  8:00-10:00
HS116, Room 1.025, AVZ I Francisco Meirinhos
Group 2
Th,  8:00-10:00 Ü2, Room 0.033, AVZ I Catalin Halati
Group 3
Th,  8:00-10:00 Ü4, Room 0.020, AVZ I Johannes Kombe
Group 4
Th,  8:00-10:00 Ü5, Room 0.021, AVZ I Avleen Sahni
Group 5
Th,  8:00-10:00 Ü16, Room 0.024, AVZ I Abtin Narimani Charan
Group 6
Fr,  8:00-10:00 SR I, Room 2.005 PI
Yong Xu
Group 7
Fr,  8:00-10:00 SR I, HISKP Soroush Arabi
Group 8
Fr,  8:00-10:00 HS116, Room 1.025, AVZ I Marvin Lenk
Group 9
Fr,  8:00-10:00 Ü2, Room 0.033, AVZ I Abhinav Joshi
Group 10
Fr,  8:00-10:00 Ü4, Room 0.020, AVZ I Saurabh Nangia
Group 11 Fr,  8:00-10:00 Ü22, Room 0.009, AVZ I Reza Safari
Group 12 Fr,  8:00-10:00 K I, PI
Keshava Prasad Gubbi



Written 1st and 2nd examinations will take place at the end of the semester. To be eligible to take part in the exam you must have participated successfully in the exercise sessions, i.e. completed at least 50% of the exercises.


1st Exam:             Sa,  03.02.2018,  9:00-12:00,  Wolfgang-Paul-Hörsaal

2nd Exam:            Wed,  28.03.2018,  9:00-12:00,  Wolfgang-Paul Hörsaal





  • R. Shankar, "Principles of Quantum Mechanics", 2nd Edition, Springer (2011, 2013).
  • F. Schwabl, "Quantenmechanik",  7. Auflage, Springer (2007) und ergänzend "Quantenmechanik für Fortgeschrittene", 5. Auflage, Springer (2008).
  • L. D. Landau, E. M. Lifschitz, "Lehrbuch der Theoretischen Physik, Bd. 3, Quantenmechanik", Verlag Harri Deutsch (2012), und andere; auch aufEnglisch erhältlich.
  • G. Baym, "Lectures on Quantum Mechnics", Lecture Notes and Suppl. in Physics Series, Westview Press (1974).
  • W. Nolting, ``Grundkurs Theoretische Physik 5/1: Quantenmechanik -- Grundlagen'', 8. Auflage, Springer Spektrum (2013).
  • W. Nolting, ``Grundkurs Theoretische Physik 5/2: Quantenmechanik -- Methoden und Anwendungen'', 8. Auflage, Springer Spektrum (2014).
  • Th. Fließbach, ``Quantenmechanik: Lehrbuch zur Theoretischen Physik III'', 5. Auflage, Spektrum Akademischer Verlag (2008).
  • K. Gottfried, "Quantum Mechanics: Fundamentals".
  • P.A.M. Dirac, "The Principles of Quantum Mechanics" (historische Einführung).
  • P. Woit, "Quantum Theory, Groups and Representations: An Introduction"  (ergänzend).
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