PHYS 4142 - Fall 2013 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics II

INSTRUCTOR: Jonathan P. Dowling

Office: NICH 453
E-mail
Office Hours:
T & Θ 3:00PM–4:30PM

LECTURE:
NICH 435
T & Θ 1:30P-2:50PM 

GRADER: Zhihao Xiao

TEXTS:

Required:
David J. Griffiths, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, 2nd Edition

Recommended:
James M. Feagin, Quantum Mechanics with Mathematica, 1st Edition
"Quantum Information Processing," by Timothy P. Spiller
Jonathan P. Dowling, Schrödinger's Killer App, 1st Edition

ADDITIONAL MATERIALS:
Adobe Reader
Mathematica 8.0.4 for Students
NRL Plasma Formulary (Vector Identities, DIV, CURL, ETC.)
NIST Digital Library of Mathematical Functions
PHYS 4141 - Spring 2013 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics I (class notes, etc.)
Review of Ordinary Differential Equations
Review of Partial Differential Equations
Schaum's Outline: Mathematical Handbook of Formulas and Tables, 3ed
The Physics GRE and Practice Exams


CLASS NOTES

CH06.1.1-6.1.2   PROB.06.01.NB
CH06.1.3
CH06.2.1
CH06.2.2   EX06.2.NB
CH06.3.1
CH06.3.2
CH06.4.1
CH06.4.2
CH06.5

CH09.1.1-9.1.2
CH09.1.3
CH09.2.1-9.2.3
CH09.3.1-9.3.2
CH09.3.3

CH11.1
CH11.1.2
CH11.2.1-11.2.2
CH11.3
CH11.4.1-11.4.2

Ch11.1 of Boaz & Speed Integration by Parts

CH10.1.1-10.1.2
CH10.2.1-10.2.2
CH10.2.3

CH07.1
CH07.2
CH07.3

CH12.1-2


HOMEWORK               ASSIGNED               DUE          
HW01                          FRI 30 AUG               FRI 06 SEP
HW02                          FRI 06 SEP                FRI 13 SEP
HW03                          FRI 13 SEP                FRI 20 SEP
HW04                          FRI 20 SEP                FRI 27 SEP
HW05                          FRI 27 SEP                FRI 04 OCT
HW06                          FRI 04 OCT               FRI 11 OCT
HW07                          FRI 18 OCT               FRI 25 OCT
HW08                          FRI 25 OCT               WED 06 NOV
HW09                          FRI  01 NOV              FRI 15 NOV
HW10                          FRI  15 NOV              WED 27 NOV
HW11                          FRI  29 NOV              FRI 06 DEC

GRADES:

Homework
33%
Midterm Exam
33%
Final Exam
33%

COURSE OUTLINE:

WEEK DATES NOTES CHAPTERS
1
26–30 AUG

6.1
2
02–06 SEP
LABOR DAY HOLIDAY (M) 6.2
3
09–13 SEP

6.3
4
16–20 SEP
  6.4
5
23–27 SEP
  6.5
6
30 SEP –
04 OCT
 
9.1
7
07–11 OCT
  9.2–9.3
8
14–18 OCT
MIDTERM EXAM
5:00PM–7:00PM WED 16 OCT
NICH 435
≥50% of problems from HW01-06
SOLUTIONS
11.1–11.2
9
21–25 OCT

11.3–11.4
10
28 OCT –
01 NOV

10.1
11
04–08 NOV
FALL HOLIDAY (Θ) 10.2
12
11–15 NOV

7.1–7.3
13
18–22 NOV

12.1–12.3
14
25–29 NOV
THXGIVING HOLIDAY (Θ) 12.4–12.5; Spiller96
15
02–06 DEC
  8.1–8.2
16
09–13 DEC
FINAL EXAM:
05:30PM–07:30PM THU 12 DEC
NICH 435
≥50% of problems from HW07–10
SOLUTIONS
 

 


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