I completed my first ever official summer project in the field of Quantum Mechanics under a mentor from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Although being a reading project, it was still great fun to delve deep into the mysteries of Quantum Physics and be awe-struck by the realization of how bizarrely nature actually functions. For my project, I referred to “Introduction To Quantum Mechanics by David J. Griffiths”, which I found absolutely outstanding. Remembering R.W. Sockman’s famous quote, I agree that the larger my island of knowledge grew, the longer did become its shoreline of wonder…
Click on the link to download and review the project report:
Application of Variational Principle In Quantum Mechanics
P.S: Warning — Those allergic to complicated mathematical equations beware! This report contains hundreds of those deadly things!
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