PHY4604 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics 1 - Fall 2017
Syllabus | Grading Scale | Fall 2011 | Fall 2012 | Fall 2013
3 Blue 1 Brown | Feynman Technique | Carthage PHY4200 | MIT Open Courseware
Physics GRE Study | Quantum Computing
   Mon. Aug. 21  Schrodinger Eq. 			Secs. 1.1 and 1.2  Mermin aritcle
   Wed. Aug. 23  Probability and Normalization 		Secs. 1.3 and 1.4
   Fri. Aug. 25  Momentum and Uncertainty Principle 	Secs. 1.5 and 1.6  Proof  HW1,code

   Mon. Aug. 28  Stationary states 			Sec. 2.1  
   Wed. Aug. 30  The infinite square well 		Sec. 2.2  code  Integrals  
   Fri. Sep.  1  The infinite square well 		Sec. 2.2  HW2  deltafnt.m

   Mon. Sep.  4  No class (Labor Day)
   Wed. Sep.  6  The infinite square well 		Sec. 2.2  
   Fri. Sep.  8  Classes cancelled due to Hurricane Irma

   Mon. Sep. 11  Classes cancelled due to Hurricane Irma
   Wed. Sep. 13  Classes cancelled due to Hurricane Irma
   Fri. Sep. 15  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3  HW3  

   Mon. Sep. 18  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3
   Wed. Sep. 20  Free Particle, Gaussian wavepacket     Secs. 2.4, 2.5  movie  
   Fri. Sep. 22  Boundary cond. & step potential 	P. 2.34   HW4

   Mon. Sep. 25  The step potential 			P. 2.34
   Wed. Sep. 27  The rectangular barrier 		P. 2.33   Wave Packet Simulation  Quiz on HW1 and HW2
   Fri. Sep. 29  The finite square well | alternate     Sec. 2.6  

   Mon. Oct.  2  Review, Formulas
   Wed. Oct.  4  Review, Quiz 2 on HW3 and HW4		HW5 (due after exam)
   Wed. Oct.  4  Exam 1 periods E2-E3 (8:20pm-10:10pm) NPB 1002
   Fri. Oct.  6  No class (UF Homecoming)

   Mon. Oct.  9  Vector spaces  			Sec. 3.1
   Wed. Oct. 11  Linear Operators                       Sec. 3.2  
   Fri. Oct. 13  Hermitian Operators   	          	Sec. 3.3  HW6

   Mon. Oct. 16  Uncertainty Principle                  Sec. 3.5  
   Wed. Oct. 18  Postulates of quantum mechanics 	Sec. 3.4  Two Slit Experiment  Feynmann Lectures
   Fri. Oct. 20  Position, momentum eignevectors        Sec. 3.3-3.6  HW7  Gram-Schmidt  

   Mon. Oct. 23  Schrodinger Eq. in 3D                  Sec. 4.1  
   Wed. Oct. 25  Angular Momentum Commutators        	Sec. 4.3
   Fri. Oct. 27  Angular Momentum Eigenvalues       	Sec. 4.3  HW8

   Mon. Oct. 30  Angular Momentum Eigenvectors       	Sec. 4.3  
   Wed. Nov.  1  The hydrogen atom  			Sec. 4.2  Simulator  Quiz 3 on HW6 and HW7
   Fri. Nov.  3  The hydrogen atom  			Sec. 4.2  HW9

   Mon. Nov.  6  3D Particle in a box                   Sec. 4.1.3  Magic Numbers
   Wed. Nov.  8  Atomic Orbitals				  Quiz 4 on HW8
   Fri. Nov. 10  No class (Veteran's Day)

   Mon. Nov. 13  Formulas      					  
   Wed. Nov. 15  Review						  Quiz 5 on HW9
   Wed. Nov. 15  Exam 2 periods E2-E3 (8:20pm-10:10pm) NPB 1002
   Fri. Nov. 17  Spin 					Sec. 4.4

   Mon. Nov. 20  Spin in magnetic field Video No class  Sec. 4.4.2  Blackboard
   Wed. Nov. 22  Thanksgiving holiday
   Fri. Nov. 24  Thanksgiving holiday

   Mon. Nov. 27  Nuclear Magnetic Resonance
   Wed. Nov. 29  Addition of angular momentum CG Coef.  Sec. 4.4.3  
   Fri. Dec.  1  Addition of angular momentum		Sec. 4.4.3  

   Mon. Dec.  4  Two-particle systems    		Sec. 5.1
   Wed. Dec.  6  Atoms  Periodic Table                  Sec. 5.2  

                 Review
   Wed. Dec. 13  3-5pm Final Exam (NPB 1002)