PH451/551-2B Introduction to Quantum Mechanics II
Course Schedule (Spring 2012)
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Date

Chapter

Section

Topics

Notes

 

01/10 (Tue)

  

Brief review of PH450

  

01/12 (Thu)

6

1

Orbital angular momentum

  

01/17 (Tue)

2

Central force

  

01/19 (Thu)

  

01/24 (Tue)

3

Spin

  

01/26 (Thu)

4-5

Addition of angular momenta

  

01/31 (Tue)

7

1-3

Identical particles

  

02/02 (Thu)

4-5

Applications/Problems

  

02/07 (Tue)

Exam 1

 

02/09 (Thu)

8

1-4

Symmetries and conservation laws

  

02/14 (Tue)

9

1-6

Measurement/Classical-to-Quantum

  

02/16 (Thu)

7-12

Delayed-choice/postselection

  

02/21 (Tue)

10

1

Stationary perturbation theory

  

02/23 (Thu)

  

02/28 (Tue)

2-3

Time-dependent perturbation theory

  

03/01 (Thu)

  

03/06 (Tue)

4

Variational method

  

03/08 (Thu)

5-6

WKB approximation

  

03/13 (Tue)

 

Problem Solving

  

03/15 (Thu)

Exam 2

 

03/20 (Tue)

Spring Break

 

03/22 (Thu)

 

03/27 (Tue)

11

1-2

Hydrogen atom

  

03/29 (Thu)

3

Atom and magnetic field (semiclassical)

  

04/03 (Tue)

5

Helium atom

  

04/05 (Thu)

12

1-4

Diatomic molecule

  

04/10 (Tue)

13

1

Quantization of electromagnetic field

  

04/12 (Thu)

7

Atom-field interaction (Semiclassical)

  

04/17 (Tue)

7

Atom-field interaction (Quantum)

  

04/19 (Thu)

16

1-8

Entanglement

  

04/24 (Tue)

17

1-8

Quantum information and computation

  

04/26 (Thu)

 

 

Problem Solving

  

04/26 (Thu)

Take-home final exam begins

 

04/30 (Mon)

Final exam is due at 12:00PM

 

05/01 (Tue)

  

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