PHY4604 - Introduction to Quantum Mechanics 1 - Fall 2019
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Physics GRE Study | Quantum Computing
   Wed. Aug. 21  Schrodinger Eq. 			Secs. 1.1 and 1.2  
   Fri. Aug. 23  Probability and Normalization 		Secs. 1.3 and 1.4  HW1

   Mon. Aug. 26  Momentum and Uncertainty Principle 	Secs. 1.5 and 1.6  Proof
   Wed. Aug. 28  Stationary states 			Sec. 2.1  
   Fri. Aug. 30  The infinite square well 		Sec. 2.2  code  Integrals  HW2

   Mon. Sep.  2  No class (Labor Day)
   Wed. Sep.  4  The infinite square well 		Sec. 2.2  
   Fri. Sep.  6  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3

   Mon. Sep.  9  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3  HW3
   Wed. Sep. 11  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3  
   Fri. Sep. 13  The harmonic oscillator 		Sec. 2.3 

   Mon. Sep. 16  The free particle 			Sec. 2.4  HW4
   Wed. Sep. 18  Gaussian wavepacket                    Sec. 2.5  movie  Quiz 1
   Fri. Sep. 20  Boundary cond. & step potential 	P. 2.34

   Mon. Sep. 23  The step potential 			P. 2.34  HW5
   Wed. Sep. 25  The rectangular barrier 		P. 2.33   Wave Packet Simulation
   Fri. Sep. 27  Delta-function potentials 		Sec. 2.5  Quiz 2

   Mon. Sep. 30  The finite square well | alternate     Sec. 2.6
   Wed. Oct.  2  Formulas
   Wed. Oct.  2  Exam 1 in CSE E119, E2-E3 (8:20PM to 10:10PM)  Solution  Distribution
   Fri. Oct.  4  No class (UF Homecoming)

   Mon. Oct.  7  Vector spaces  			Sec. 3.1
   Wed. Oct.  9  Linear Operators                       Sec. 3.6  
   Fri. Oct. 11  Hermitian Operators   	          	Sec. 3.2  HW6

   Mon. Oct. 14  Uncertainty Principle                  Sec. 3.5
   Wed. Oct. 16  Postulates of quantum mechanics 	Sec. 3.4  Two Slit Experiment
   Fri. Oct. 18  Position, momentum eignevectors        Sec. 3.3-3.6  Gram-Schmidt  HW7

   Mon. Oct. 21  Schrodinger Eq. in 3D                  Sec. 4.1 
   Wed. Oct. 23  Angular Momentum Commutators        	Sec. 4.3
   Fri. Oct. 25  Angular Momentum Eigenvalues       	Sec. 4.3  HW8

   Mon. Oct. 28  Angular Momentum Eigenvectors       	Sec. 4.3
   Wed. Oct. 30  The hydrogen atom  			Sec. 4.2  Simulator
   Fri. Nov.  1  The hydrogen atom  			Sec. 4.2  HW9

   Mon. Nov.  4  3D Particle in a box                   Ex. 4.1   
   Wed. Nov.  6  Atomic Orbitals				  
   Fri. Nov.  8  Formulas      					  
   Mon. Nov. 11  No class (Veteran's day)
   Wed. Nov. 13  Review
   Wed. Nov. 13  Exam 2 in CSE E119, E2-E3 (8:20PM to 10:10PM)
   Fri. Nov. 15  Spin 					Sec. 4.4

   Mon. Nov. 18  Spin in a magnetic field		Sec. 4.4.2  HW10
   Wed. Nov. 20  Thanksgiving holiday
   Fri. Nov. 22  Thanksgiving holiday

   Mon. Nov. 25  Addition of angular momentum CG Coef.  Sec. 4.4.3  
   Wed. Nov. 27  Addition of angular momentum		Sec. 4.4.3  
   Fri. Nov. 29  Two-particle systems    		Sec. 5.1

   Mon. Dec.  2  Atoms  Periodic Table                  Sec. 5.2  
   Wed. Dec.  4  Bonus quiz

                 Review
   Mon. Dec.  9  Final exam, 3-5pm, NPB 1002