PHY4604 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics 1 - Fall 2018
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Physics GRE Study | Quantum Computing
   Wed. Aug. 22  Schrodinger Eq. 			Secs. 1.1 and 1.2  
   Fri. Aug. 24  Probability and Normalization 		Secs. 1.3 and 1.4  HW1  code

   Mon. Aug. 27  Momentum and Uncertainty Principle 	Secs. 1.5 and 1.6  Proof
   Wed. Aug. 29  Stationary states 			Sec. 2.1  
   Fri. Aug. 31  The infinite square well 		Sec. 2.2  code  Integrals  HW2

   Mon. Sep.  3  No class (Labor Day)
   Wed. Sep.  5  The infinite square well 		Sec. 2.2  
   Fri. Sep.  7  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3  HW3

   Mon. Sep. 10  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3
   Wed. Sep. 12  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3  Quiz 1
   Fri. Sep. 14  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.4  HW4

   Mon. Sep. 17  The free particle 			Sec. 2.4
   Wed. Sep. 19  Gaussian wavepacket                    Sec. 2.5  movie  
   Fri. Sep. 21  Boundary cond. & step potential 	P. 2.34   HW5

   Mon. Sep. 24  The step potential 			P. 2.34
   Wed. Sep. 26  The rectangular barrier 		P. 2.33   Wave Packet Simulation
   Fri. Sep. 28  Delta-function potentials 		Sec. 2.5  Quiz 2

   Mon. Oct.  1  The finite square well | alternate     Sec. 2.6
   Wed. Oct.  3  Formulas
   Wed. Oct.  3  Exam 1 8:20-10:10pm in NPB 1002  Solution   Distribution
   Fri. Oct.  5  Vector spaces  			Sec. 3.1

   Mon. Oct.  8  Linear Operators                       Sec. 3.2  
   Wed. Oct. 10  Hermitian Operators   	          	Sec. 3.3  
   Fri. Oct. 12  Uncertainty Principle                  Sec. 3.5  HW6

   Mon. Oct. 15  Postulates of quantum mechanics 	Sec. 3.4  Two Slit Experiment
   Wed. Oct. 17  Position, momentum eignevectors        Sec. 3.3-3.6  Gram-Schmidt  
   Fri. Oct. 19  Schrodinger Eq. in 3D                  Sec. 4.1  HW7

   Mon. Oct. 22  Angular Momentum Commutators        	Sec. 4.3
   Wed. Oct. 24  Angular Momentum Eigenvalues       	Sec. 4.3  Quiz 3
   Fri. Oct. 26  Angular Momentum Eigenvectors       	Sec. 4.3  HW8

   Mon. Oct. 29  The hydrogen atom  			Sec. 4.2  Simulator
   Wed. Oct. 31  The hydrogen atom  			Sec. 4.2  Quiz 4  HW9
   Fri. Nov.  2  No class (UF Homecoming)

   Mon. Nov.  5  3D Particle in a box                   Sec. 4.1.3   
   Wed. Nov.  7  Atomic Orbitals				  Quiz 5
   Fri. Nov.  9  Formulas      					  

   Mon. Nov. 12  No class (Veteran's day)
   Wed. Nov. 14  Review
   Wed. Nov. 14  Exam 2 8:20-10:10pm in NPB 1002  Solution   Distribution
   Fri. Nov. 16  Spin 					Sec. 4.4

   Mon. Nov. 19  Spin in a magnetic field		Sec. 4.4.2  HW10
   Wed. Nov. 21  Thanksgiving holiday
   Fri. Nov. 23  Thanksgiving holiday

   Mon. Nov. 26  Addition of angular momentum CG Coef.  Sec. 4.4.3  
   Wed. Nov. 28  Addition of angular momentum		Sec. 4.4.3  
   Fri. Nov. 30  Two-particle systems    		Sec. 5.1

   Mon. Dec. 3   Atoms  Periodic Table                  Sec. 5.2  
   Wed. Dec. 5   Bonus quiz

                 Review
   Wed. Dec. 12  Final Exam 12:30-2:30PM in NPB 1002  Solution  Distribution