PH401 2000-01

 COURSE CALENDAR :
  Click on topic to get outline of lecture. (NIT stands for topics Not In Text)


 

Date

text

topic

week 1

Dec 2

ch 1-2

Review 301 -- duality and complementarity

 

ch 2-3

Review 301 -- wavefunctions, probability, uncertainty

 

6

ch 3-4

Normalization, requirements on a wavefunction, free particle

week 2

Dec 9

ch 4

phase velocity, group velocity, wavepackets , Fourier

 

11

ch 4, NIT

momentum representation, Gaussian

 

13

ch 4-5

momentum and uncertainty principle, momentum operator

week 3

Dec 16

ch 5, NIT

operators, braket notation

 

18

ch 1-4

EXAM #1

 

21

ch 5-6

operators, T, V, E, TDSE

CHRISTMAS BREAK

week 4

 Jan 6

ch 6

Review operators, useful math results

 

8

ch 6, 7

 TDSE and energy

 

10

ch 7

 TISE and particle in box

week 5

Jan 13

ch 7

Stationary and
non-stationary states

 

 15

ch 

 

 

17

ch 

 

week 6

Jan 20

ch 5-7

EXAM #2

 

22

ch

 

 

24

ch

 

week 7

Jan 27

ch 

 

 

Jan 29

ch 

 

 

Jan 31

ch 

 

week 8

Feb 3

ch 

 

 

5

ch 

 

 

7

 ch 8-10

EXAM #3

week 9

Feb 12

ch 

 

 

14

 

 

 

16

 

 

week 10

Feb 19 

 

 

 

21

 

 

 

23

 

 

finals week

Feb 24, 9-11 am

ch 11-13

final exam