PHYS-2210: Quantum Physics I

Tentative Schedule - Fall, 2016

 

Class

Day

Date

Read1

Topic

1

T

8/30

1.1-2

Particles and Fields

2

F

9/2

1.3-4

Photons

3

T

9/6

1.5-6

Quantum Interference

Activity

4

F

9/9

2.1-2

Wave Mechanics I

Activity

5

T

9/13

2.3-4

Wave Mechanics II

6

F

9/16

2.5-7

Wave Mechanics III

Activity

7

T

9/20

2.8-9

Wave Mechanics IV

8

F

9/23

 

Review

Review Sheet

Back Exam

Answers to Back Exam

9

T

9/27

 

Exam 1

10

F

9/30

3.1-3

Time-Independent Schrodinger Eq. I

11

T

10/4

3.4-5

Time-Independent Schrodinger Eq. II

Activity

12

F

10/7

 

Time Independent Schrodinger Eq. III

Activity

 

T

10/11

 

NO CLASS MONDAY SCHEDULE

13

F

10/14

 

Cancelled (flooding)

14

T

10/18

4.1

Finite Square Well

15

F

10/21

4.2

Piecewise Constant Potentials

Activity

16

T

10/25

4.2

Piecewise Constant Potentials

17

F

10/28

4.3

Harmonic Oscillator

18

T

11/1

 

Review

Review Sheet

19

F

11/4

 

Exam 2

20

T

11/8

4.6

Scattering

Activity

21

F

11/11

4.7

Tunneling

22

T

11/15

5.1-3

Operators I

Activity

23

F

11/18

 

Operators II

Activity

24

T

11/22

6.1-2

Orbital Angular Momentum

 

F

11/25

 

NO CLASS - THANKSGIVING

25

T

11/29

 

Orbital Angular Momentum

26

F

12/2

6.3

Hydrogen Atom I

27

T

12/6

6.4-5

Hydrogen Atom II

28

F

12/9

 

Exam 3

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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