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Syllabus and Assignments

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Date

Lecture

Reading

H.W. Assigment

Assignment Due

1/5-10 Classic Experiments, Old Quantum Theory  Chap. 1 1.3, 1.5, 1.7, 1.15, 1.17, SP1, SP2 1/16
1/12-17 The Schrodinger Eqn, infinite square well, free particle  Chap. 2.1, 2.2, 2.4 2.1, 2.5, 2.21, 2.22, 2.38, SP3 1/23
1/19-24 Postulates of QM, Hilbert Space, Observables  Chap. 3.1, 3.2, 3.3

3.2, 3.4, 3.6, 3.7 SP4, SP5

1/30
1/26-30 Time evolution, HUP, Dirac notation  3.4, 3.5 3.12, 3.13, 3.27, 3.29, 3.39, SP6 2/6
2/2-2/7 Quantum Harmonic Oscillator  2.3  MT week

2/12

2/9-14 Finite square well, Delta function potential, 1-D scattering  2.5, 2.6 2.12, 2.27, 2.29, 2.42, 2.52, SP7 2/21
2/16-21 More 1-D scattering, 3-D QM  2.5, 2.6, 4.1 2.19, 2.28, 2.35, 2.43, 4.9, SP8 2/27
2/23-28 3-D QM, multi-particle states  4.2, 4.3, 5.1 4.13, 4.14, 4.17 4.19, 4.57, SP9 3/6
3/3-3/7 Multi-particle states  & Spin 5.1, 4.4 (u can skip 4.43) 4.27, 4.31, 4.33, 5.6, 5.7 3/13
3/9 Measurement in QM Chap. 12 &  Handouts 1 & 2  Final Out 3/10  
3/15-17 Finals Week      Final Due 3/16

Textbook for Phys 12b:
David Griffiths, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, 2nd ed;