Lectures

Lecture notes


Lecture 1 -- Review of the fundamental postulates of Quantum Mechanics.

Lecture 2 -- Exact treatment of the hydrogen molecule ion.

Lecture 3 -- The variational principle and the variational method.

Lecture 4 -- Variational treatment of chemical bonding in the hydrogen molecule ion.

Lecture 5 -- Introduction to Spin.

Lecture 6 -- Further Developments of Spin and Introduction to the Dirac Equation.

Lecture 7 -- Solution of the Dirac Equation for a Free Particle and Total Angular Momentum.

Lecture 8 -- Adding Spins.

Lecture 9 -- Systems of identical particles.

Lecture 10 -- The Born-Oppenheimer Approximation and Hellman-Feynman theorem.

Lecture 11 -- Hartree, Hartree-Fock and Moller-Plesset Perturbation theories.

Lecture 12 -- Introduction to density functional theory.

Lecture 13 -- Adiabatic connection formula and exchange-correlation functionals

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