Quantum Mechanics II: PH672/772  Course Information
Day and Time: 
Mon/Wed/Fri, 10:10AM11:00AM 
Room: 
CH 396 
Instructor: 
Dr. Ryoichi Kawai 
email: 
kawai@uab.edu 
phone: 
(205) 9343931 
Office Hour: 
by appointment 
Course Website: 
http://kawai.phy.uab.edu/courses/ph772/ 


Required Text Book
Quantum Mechanics
For Engineering, Materias Science, and Applied Physics
Herbert Kroemer
Prentice Hal
ISBN: 0137470983

Suggested Books
 Modern Quantum Mechanics
J. J. Sakurai
Addison Wesley Longman
ISBN: 0201539292
 Quantum Mechanics, 3rd ed.
Eugen Merzbacher
Wiley
ISBN: 04710887021
 Maple an Introduction and Reference
M. Kofler
Addison Wesley Longman Limited
ISBN: 0201178990
 Introduction to Maple (3rd Edition)
A. Heck
Springer
ISBN: 0387002308
Maple Lab
A mathematical program "Maple" will be used in this class.
Example programs are provided.
You must be able to modify the programs, experiment
various different cases by changing parameter values,
and write a simple report.
Go to Maple Lab
Exams
Two inclass tests, midterm takehome exam, and final takehome exam.
Homework
Students must solve all problems in the chapters covered by the lecture.
Grade Policy
 Blank answer receives no points.
 Correct answer receives positive points.
 Incorrect answer receives negative points. In particular,
answers that contains obvious selfcontradiction, that are obviously
contradict with basic laws of physics, or that contains too
unrealistic conclusion, lose large points. Simple arithmetic mistake
that resulted in unrealistic conclusion is also subject to large
negative points. You must be able to check if your answer is reasonable.
 A: all takehome exams must have 90 pts or above, all inclass exams must have 80 pts or above,
and 70% of homework must be completed.
 B: all takehome exams must have 80 pts or above, all inclass exams must have 70 pts or above,
and 60% of homework must be completed.
 C: all takehome exams must have 70 pts or above, all inclass exams must have 60 pts or above,
and 50% of homework must be completed.
 F: Otherwise
Schedule
August  Chap. 13.113.5, Chap. 16.116.3 
September  Chap. 17.117.5, Chap. 18.118.2, Chap. 9.19.2 
October  Chap. 10.110.4, Chap. 8.18.3 
November  Chap. 14.114.4, Chap. 15.115.4, Chap. 12.112.3 
December  Chap. 21.121.4, Chap. 22..1 
