## PHY 6646 QUANTUM MECHANICS II - Spring 2014

### INSTRUCTOR

**Pierre Sikivie**

Office: NPB 2063

email: sikivie@phys.ufl.edu

tel: 352.392.1923

### CLASS TIMES

MWF, 10:40 - 11:30am, in NPB 1101### Office hours:

MWF, 11:45am - 12:35pm, in NPB 2063### Textbook:

`Principles of Quantum Mechanics' (2d edition) by R. Shankar, Plenum 1994. We will cover chapters 13-21.There are many other useful textbooks on quantum mechanics. Here is a partial list:

- P.A.M. Dirac `The Principles of Quantum Mechanics', 4th Edition, Oxford U. Press 1958.

- L. Landau and E. Lifchitz `Quantum Mechanics', Pergamon Press.

- L.I. Schiff `Quantum Mechanics', 3d Edition, McGraw-Hill 1968.

- E. Merzbacher `Quantum Mechanics', 2d Edition, Wiley 1970.

- J.J. Sakurai `Modern Quantum Mechanics', Addison-Wesley 1985.

### Course Outline:

- The hydrogen atom- Spin

- Addition of angular momenta

- Variational and WKB methods

- Time-independent perturbation theory

- Time-dependent perturbation theory

- Scattering theory

- The Dirac equation

- Time reversal symmetry

- Motion in a periodic potential

- Path integrals

The final exam will take place on Friday May 2 from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

__Announcement__The final exam will take place on Friday May 2 from 2:00 to 4:00pm.

### Homework:

There will be one problem set per week, due on Wednesdays.**Homework #1,**due January 15: 12.5.14, 12.6.1, 12.6.4, 12.6.5, 12.6.8

**Homework #2,**due January 22: 12.6.9, 12.6.10, 14.3.2, 14.3.6, 14.3.8

**Homework #3,**due January 29: 14.4.3, 14.4.5, 14.5.1, 14.5.3, 14.5.4

**Homework #4**

**Homework #5,**due February 12: 15.2.2(2), 15.2.5, 15.2.6, 15.2.7, 15.3.2, 15.3.5

**Homework #6,**due February 19

**Homework #7,**due February 26

**Homework #8,**due March 12

**Homework #9,**due March 19

**Homework #10,**due March 26: 17.3.4, 18.2.2, 18.2.3, 18.2.4, 18.2.6

**Homework #11,**due April 2: 18.2.5, 18.4.4, 12.5.12, 21.1.2

**Homework #12,**due April 9: 21.1.3, 19.3.1, 19.3.2, 19.3.3

**Homework #13,**due April 16: 19.5.4, 19.5.6, 19.6.1

**Homework #14,**due April 23: 20.1.1, 20.2.1, 20.2.2, 21.1.16, 21.2.2

### Homework Solutions

**Homework 14 Solutions**