Lect date  Reading Assignment & Resources  HW Assignments  Solutions 
1/17 Wed 



1/19 Fri 

HW01 
Sol 
1/22 Mon 



1/24 Wed 



1/26 Fri 

HW02 
Sol 
1/29 Mon 



1/31 Wed 



2/2 Fri 
 Ch2.3 The Identity and Projection Operators
 Ch2.4b The Product of Operators
 notes and clicker

HW03 
Sol 
2/5 Mon 



2/7 Wed 
 Ch2.5b Changing Representations
 Ch2.6 Expectation Values
 notes and clicker



2/9 Fri 

HW04 
Sol 
2/12 Mon 
 Ch3 Angular Momentum
 Ch3.1 Rotations Do Not Commute and Neither Do the Generators
 Ch3.2 Commuting Operators
 notes and clicker



2/14 Wed 



2/16 Fri 
 Ch3.4 The Matrxi Elements of the Raising and Lowering Operators
 Ch3.5 Uncertainty Relations and Angular Momentum
 notes and clicker

HW05 
Sol 
2/19 Mon 
 Ch3.6 The Spin1/2 Eigenvalue Problem
 notes



2/21 Wed 
 OSU closed due to inclement weather



2/23 Fri 



2/26 Mon 
 Ch4 Time Evolution
 Ch4.1 The Hamiltonian and the Schrodinger Equation
 Ch4.3a Precession of a Spin1/2 Particle in a Magnetic Field
 notes and clicker

HW06 
Sol 
2/28 Wed 
 Ch4.2 Time Dependence of Expectation Values
 Ch4.3b Precession of a Spin1/2 Particle in a Magnetic Field
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3/2 Fri 



3/5 Mon 

HW07 
Sol 
3/7 Wed 
 Ch4.6 The energytime Uncertainty relation
 Ch4.7 summary
 Brief review of Chapters 13
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3/9 Fri 1:302:45 
 Exam#1 Ch13
 Equation sheet will be provided
 Bring a calculator
 PS109 (different from lecture room)



3/12 Mon 



3/14 Wed 



3/16 Fri 



3/1923 



3/26 Mon 



3/28 Wed 

HW08 
Sol 
3/30 Fri 



4/2 Mon 



4/4 Wed 

HW09 
Sol 
4/6 Fri 



4/9 Mon 



4/11 Wed 
 Ch6.3 The Generator of Translation
 Ch6.4 The Momentum Operator in the Position Basis
 notes

no HW assignment this wk 

4/13 Fri 
 Ch6.5 Momentum Space
 Ch6.6 A Gaussian Wave Packet
 notes
 Skip Ch6.710, which have been covered in Modern Physics I.



4/16 Mon 
 Ch7 The OneDimensional Harmonic Oscillator
 Ch7.1 The Importance of the Harmonic Oscillator
 Ch7.2 Operator Methods
 notes and clicker



4/18 Wed 
 Ch7.3 Matrix Elements of the Raising and Lowering Operators
 Ch7.4 PositionSpace Wave Functions
 Ch7.5 The ZeroPoint Energy
 notes and clicker

HW10 
Sol 
4/20 Fri 
 Ch7.6 The Largen Limit
 Ch7.7 Time Dependence
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4/23 Mon 
 brief review of Ch46
 Ch7.8 Coherence States
 Ch7.9 Solving the Schrodinger Equation in Position Space (please read on your own)
 Ch7.10 Inversion Symmetry and the Parity Operator
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4/25 Wed 1:302:45 
 Exam#2 Ch46
 Equation sheet will be provided
 Bring a calculator
 PS109 (confirmed)



4/27 Fri 
 Ch11 TimeIndependent Perturbations
 Ch11.1 Nondegenerate Perturbation Theory
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4/305/4 MonFri 



4/30 Mon 
 Ch11.1b examples on nondegenerate perturbation
 Ch11.2 Degenergate Perturbation Theory
 notes

 HW11
 no need to turn it in; solutions will be posted during the prefinals week

Sol 
5/2 Wed 
 Ch11.3 The Stark Effect in Hydrogen
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5/4 Fri 
 review for the final exam
 Ch11.4 The Ammonia Molecule in an External Electric Field Revisited
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5/11 Fri 23:50 
 final exam Ch17 and 11
 bring a calculator
 Equation sheet will be provided
 PS108


