Studies on the perturbation problems in quantum mechanics

Koca, Burcu
In this thesis, the main perturbation problems encountered in quantum mechanics have been studied.Since the special functions and orthogonal polynomials appear very extensively in such problems, we emphasize on those topics as well. In this context, the classical quantum mechanical anharmonic oscillators described mathematically by the one-dimensional Schrodinger equation have been treated perturbatively in both finite and infinite intervals, corresponding to confined and non-confined systems, respectively.


Inverse problems for a semilinear heat equation with memory
Kaya, Müjdat; Çelebi, Okay; Department of Mathematics (2005)
In this thesis, we study the existence and uniqueness of the solutions of the inverse problems to identify the memory kernel k and the source term h, derived from First, we obtain the structural stability for k, when p=1 and the coefficient p, when g( )= . To identify the memory kernel, we find an operator equation after employing the half Fourier transformation. For the source term identification, we make use of the direct application of the final overdetermination conditions.
On the consistency of the solutions of the space fractional Schroumldinger equation (vol 53, 042105, 2012)
Bayin, Selcuk S. (2012-08-01)
Recently we have reanalyzed the consistency of the solutions of the space fractional Schroumldinger equation found in a piecewise manner, and showed that an exact and a proper treatment of the relevant integrals prove that they are consistent. In this comment, for clarity, we present additional information about the critical integrals and describe how their analytic continuation is accomplished.
Inverse problems for parabolic equations
Baysal, Arzu; Çelebi, Okay; Department of Mathematics (2004)
In this thesis, we study inverse problems of restoration of the unknown function in a boundary condition, where on the boundary of the domain there is a convective heat exchange with the environment. Besides the temperature of the domain, we seek either the temperature of the environment in Problem I and II, or the coefficient of external boundary heat emission in Problem III and IV. An additional information is given, which is the overdetermination condition, either on the boundary of the domain (in Proble...
Sturm comparison theory for impulsive differential equations
Özbekler, Abdullah; Ağacık, Zafer; Department of Mathematics (2005)
In this thesis, we investigate Sturmian comparison theory and oscillation for second order impulsive differential equations with fixed moments of impulse actions. It is shown that impulse actions may greatly alter the oscillation behavior of solutions. In chapter two, besides Sturmian type comparison results, we give Leightonian type comparison theorems and obtain Wirtinger type inequalities for linear, half-linear and non-selfadjoint equations. We present analogous results for forced super linear and super...
On principles of b-smooth discontinuous flows
Akalın, Ebru Çiğdem; Akhmet, Marat; Department of Mathematics (2004)
Discontinuous dynamical system defined by impulsive autonomous differential equation is a field that has actually been considered rarely. Also, the properties of such systems have not been discussed thoroughly in the course of mathematical researches so far. This thesis comprises two parts, elaborated with a number of examples. In the first part, some results of the previous studies on the classical dynamical system are exposed. In the second part, the definition of discontinuous dynamical system defined by...
Citation Formats
B. Koca, “Studies on the perturbation problems in quantum mechanics,” M.S. - Master of Science, Middle East Technical University, 2004.