Quantum Mechanics I: PH671-2A/PH771-2A, 2005 Spring
Course Information


Day and Time: Tu/Th 8:00AM-9:15AM
Room: CH 396
Instructor: Dr. Ryoichi Kawai
email: kawai@uab.edu
phone: (205) 934-3931
Office Hour: by appointment
Course Website: http://kawai.phy.uab.edu/courses/ph771

Prerequisites
PH546 Electromagnetic Theory II
PH551 Introductory Quantum Mechanics II

Textbook

  Herbert Kroemer
Quantum Mechanics
for Engineering, Materials Science, and Applied Physics
(Prentice Hall, 1994)


Messages from the Instructor
  • Class hour and room have been changed.
    New class hour: Tu/Th 8:00AM-9:15AM.
    New class room: CH 396


Class Schedule

Supplemental Materials

Course Description
  • The first half of two-semester graduate course on quantum mechanics
  • Basic principles of quantum mechanics are explained through examples.
  • Mathematical skills necessary to investigate basic quantum mechanical systems are explained.
  • The basic principles are applied to selected problems in atomic, molecular, solid state physics and optics.
  • See class schedule for the topics covered in this course.

Grading
  • Three in-class tests: 15% each
  • One take-home comprehensive exam: 30%
  • Homework: 25%