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Self-study graduate QM

  1. Mar 27, 2015 #1
    Hello science buddies,

    This is my first post in this forum. Ok let me get to the point directly, currently I self-study graduate level quantum theory and the main book I'm using is Sakurai's. But I think for self studying it's better to also have a look at lecture notes, first because it's much shorter and second lecture notes can serve as an outline that contains topics taught in most university. From lecture notes, I can decide which points I should put more stress on over the others. So can somebody please direct me the links of lecture notes with the main reference on Sakurai's book? I have found one on MIT's opencourseware by Prof. Taylor but his lecture notes are handwritten, if possible I want a typed one.
    Actually I have been feeling I can already get along with this book so I prefer not to switch to another book.
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  3. Mar 27, 2015 #2
    I don't know what the lecture using Sakurai's book is, but I can definitely recommend you check out the Feynman Lectures on Physics if you want a bit of a different perspective.

  4. Mar 27, 2015 #3
    Shankar's book is much much better for self-study, IMO. McIntyre is a good companion to Sakurai though.
  5. Mar 28, 2015 #4
    Can you please write the complete title of this book from McIntyre?
  6. Mar 29, 2015 #5
    Feynman's lectures are below graduate level.
  7. Mar 30, 2015 #6
    Yeah, but they're still good for review and filling in knowledge gaps or anything
  8. Mar 31, 2015 #7
    Quantum Mechanics by McIntyre
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