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Course Unit Title : Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
Course Unit Code : 01FEN5162
Type of Course Unit : Optional
Level of Course Unit : Second Cycle
Year of Study : Preb
Semester : 255.Semester
Number of ECTS Credits Allocated : 6,00
Name of Lecturer(s) : ---
Course Assistants :
Learning Outcomes of The Course Unit : .
Mode of Delivery : Face-To-Face
Prerequisities and Co-requisities Courses : Unavailable
Recommended Optional Programme Components : Unavailable
Course Contents : Week 1: The Notation
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 1?4

Week 2: The Klein-Gordon Equation and The Non-Relativistic Limit
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 4?8

Week 3: Free Spin-0 particles and Energy Momentum Tensor of the Klein-Gordon Field
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 8?14

Week 4 : Lagrangian Formalism of the Klein-Gordon Field and The Lorentz Invariance of the Klein-Gordon Field.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 14?18 and pages 20-21.

Week 5: The Interaction of a Spin-0 Particle with an Electromagnetic Field.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 41?44

Week 6: Gauge Invariance of the Coupling, The Nonrelativistic Limit with Fields and Lagrangian density and energy momentum tensor for a Klein-Gordon particle in an Electromagnetic field
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 49?53

Week 7: The Dirac Equation
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 2- pages 99?104

Week 8: Free Motion of a Dirac Particle and Lagrangian density and Energy Momentum Tensor of the Free Dirac Equation
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 2- pages 107?111 and 114-115

Week 9: Single-Particle Interpretation of the Plane (Free) Dirac waves and Nonrelativistic Limit of the Dirac Equation.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 2- pages 111?113 and pages 120-121

Week 10: Lorentz Covariance of the Dirac Equation part I
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 3- pages 127?132

Week 11: Lorentz Covariance of the Dirac Equation part II and construction of the S^ operator for infinitesimal Lorentz Transformation.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 3- pages 137?141


Week 12: Construction of the S^ operator for Finite Proper Lorentz Transformations.

Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 3- pages 142?146

Week 13: Bilinear Covariants of the Dirac Spinors.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 5- pages 151?154

Week 14: General overview
Languages of Instruction : -English
Course Goals : Learning the formulation of the relativistic wave equations for spin-0 and spin-half particles that are basic ingredient for understanding some of fundamental forces in our universe.
Course Aims : Learning the formulation of the relativistic wave equations for spin-0 and spin-half particles that are basic ingredient for understanding some of fundamental forces in our universe.
WorkPlacement   Physics department lecture hall
Recommended or Required Reading
Textbook : Lecturer's own lecture notes.
Additional Resources : W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, Springer
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Documents :
Assignments :
Exams :
Additional Material :
Planned Learning Activities and Teaching Methods
Lectures, Practical Courses, Presentation, Seminar, Project, Laboratory Applications (if necessary)
ECTS / Table Of Workload (Number of ECTS credits allocated)
Student workload surveys utilized to determine ECTS credits.
Activity :
Number Duration Total  
Course Duration (Excluding Exam Week) :
14 3 42  
Time Of Studying Out Of Class :
0 0 0  
Homeworks :
0 0 0  
Presentation :
0 0 0  
Project :
0 0 0  
Lab Study :
0 0 0  
Field Study :
0 0 0  
Visas :
0 0 0  
Finals :
0 0 0  
Workload Hour (30) :
30  
Total Work Charge / Hour :
0  
Course's ECTS Credit :
0      
Assessment Methods and Criteria
Studies During Halfterm :
Number Co-Effient
Visa :
1 50
Quiz :
0 0
Homework :
5 35
Attendance :
0 0
Application :
0 0
Lab :
0 0
Project :
0 0
Workshop :
0 0
Seminary :
1 15
Field study :
0 0
   
TOTAL :
100
The ratio of the term to success :
50
The ratio of final to success :
50
TOTAL :
100
Weekly Detailed Course Content
Week Topics  
1 Week 1: The Notation
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 1?4
 
2 Week 2: The Klein-Gordon Equation and The Non-Relativistic Limit
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 4?8
 
3 Week 3: Free Spin-0 particles and Energy Momentum Tensor of the Klein-Gordon Field
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 8?14
 
4 Week 4 : Lagrangian Formalism of the Klein-Gordon Field and The Lorentz Invariance of the Klein-Gordon Field.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 14?18 and pages 20-21
 
5 Week 5: The Interaction of a Spin-0 Particle with an Electromagnetic Field.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 41?44
 
6 Week 6: Gauge Invariance of the Coupling, The Nonrelativistic Limit with Fields and Lagrangian density and energy momentum tensor for a Klein-Gordon particle in an Electromagnetic field
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 1- pages 49?53
 
7 Week 7: The Dirac Equation
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 2- pages 99?104
 
8 Week 8: Free Motion of a Dirac Particle and Lagrangian density and Energy Momentum Tensor of the Free Dirac Equation
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 2- pages 107?111 and 114-115
 
9 Week 9: Single-Particle Interpretation of the Plane (Free) Dirac waves and Nonrelativistic Limit of the Dirac Equation.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 2- pages 111?113 and pages 120-121
 
10 Week 10: Lorentz Covariance of the Dirac Equation part I
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 3- pages 127?132
 
11 Week 11: Lorentz Covariance of the Dirac Equation part II and construction of the S^ operator for infinitesimal Lorentz Transformation.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 3- pages 137?141
 
12 Week 12: Construction of the S^ operator for Finite Proper Lorentz Transformations.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 3- pages 142?146
 
13 Week 13: Bilinear Covariants of the Dirac Spinors.
Study Materials: Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
W. Greiner and J. Reinhardt, Springer. Chapter 5- pages 151?154
 
14 Week 14: General overview
 
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