PHYS-2961: Quantum Physics I

Tentative Schedule - Fall, 2015

 

Class

Day

Date

Read1

Topic

1

T

9/1

1.1-2

Wave Physics

Class Notes

2

F

9/4

 

Wave Physics

Class Notes

3

T

9/8

1.3-4

Photons

Class Notes

4

F

9/11

1.5-6

Quantum Interference

Class Notes

5

T

9/15

2.1-2

Wave Mechanics I

Class Notes

6

F

9/18

2.3-4

Wave Mechanics II

Class Notes

7

T

9/22

2.5-6

Wave Mechanics III

Class Notes

8

F

9/25

2.7

Wave Mechanics IV

Class Notes

9

T

9/29

 

Review Sheet

Back Test

10

F

10/2

 

Exam 1

11

T

10/6

2.8-9

Time-Independent Schrodinger Eq. I

Class Notes

12

F

10/9

3.1-5

Time-Independent Schrodinger Eq. II

Class Notes

 

T

10/13

 

NO CLASS MONDAY SCHEDULE

13

F

10/16

3.1-5

Time-Independent Schrodinger Eq. IIl

Class Notes

14

T

10/20

4.1

Finite Square Well

Class Notes

15

F

10/23

4.2

Piecewise Constant Potentials

Class Notes

16

T

10/27

4.3

Quantum Harmonic Oscillator

Class Notes

17

F

10/30

4.6

Scattering

Class Notes

18

T

11/3

4.7

Tunneling

Class Notes

19

F

11/6

4.7

Tunneling

20

T

11/10

5.1-2

Operators and Eigenvalues

Class Notes

Review Sheet

Back Test

21

F

11/13

 

Exam 2

22

T

11/17

5.3

Operators

23

F

11/20

5.4-5

Generalized Uncertainty Relation

Class Notes

24

T

11/24

6.1-2

Orbital Angular Momentum I

Class Notes

 

F

11/27

 

NO CLASS - THANKSGIVING

25

T

12/1

6.1-2

Orbital Angular Momentum II

26

F

12/4

6.3

Hydrogen Atom I

Class Notes

27

T

12/8

6.3

Hydrogen Atom II

Class Notes

Review Sheet

Back Test

28

F

12/11

6.4-5

Spin

Class Notes

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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