Basic theory, including special relativity and angular momentum. Dirac equation, symmetries and operators, and free particles. Physical consequences of solutions, model problems. Important applications of quantum theory to condensed matter. Relevant theory for the one-electron atom. Development of the theory to describe the quantum mechanics of many electron systems, including Hartree-Fock and density functional methods. Scattering theory and band structures.
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