What extra math courses should an undergrad take (or self-study) if they want to go into Quantum Optics or Condensed Matter theory?
I've already taken calculus, linear algebra, ODEs, PDEs, and complex analysis (I will also be doing a second course on linear algebra in two months time).
I'm thinking of taking a course called Atoms, Molecules, and Solids this semester and I wanted to get a feel for the material beforehand to see if I'll like the course.
If anyone could recommend a textbook based off this course description, I'd appreciate it:
Quantum theory of atoms...
I'm halfway through my junior year and I'm hoping to do Quantum Optics or Particle Physics in graduate school (I'm doing the recommended courses for both since I'm still undecided).
Besides the math required from the physics major (ie. Calculus, linear algebra, ODEs, PDEs, complex analysis)...
I'm taking a junior course on optics. The professor said it would be up to us to find a textbook to use. For this course the prerequisites are E&M (Griffiths level), classical mechanics (Morin level), and multivariable calculus.
Anyone have recommendations on a textbook for this class?
Course...
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