PHY 312: Quantum Mechanics

This is the first graduate quantum mechanics course in the new graduate curriculum: Curriculum 2010.

General Information

Prerequisites: undergraduate quantum mechanics or successful performance on a placement exam; linear algebra; differential equations.
Class Meetings:
Instructor: Roxanne Springer
Teaching Assistant: Marco Bertolini
Principal Text:  Cohen-Tannoudji, Quantum Mechanics Volume II
Supplementary Reading:
The following books have been placed on reserve at Perkins Library:
Collaboration Policy:
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Syllabus

Here is a list of topics we expect to cover. This list is not necessarily complete and topics may be added or deleted, depending on time and the interests of the students.

Problem Sets

Unless otherwise indicated, problem sets are due at 5pm on the due date, in the T.A.'s Physics mailbox. Unless prior permission is obtained well in advance of the deadline, no credit will be given for late problem sets.
  • Assignment 1 (Due Tue 24 Jan 2012)
  • Assignment 2 (Due Tue 31 Jan 2012)
  • Assignment 3 (Due Tue 7 Feb 2012)
  • Assignment 4 (Due Tue 14 Feb 2012)
  • Assignment 5 (Due Tue 28 Feb 2012)
  • Assignment 6 (Due Thu 15 Mar 2012)
  • Assignment 7 (Due Wed 20 Mar 2012)
  • Assignment 8 (Due Wed 4 Apr 2012)
  • Assignment 9 (Due Wed 11 Apr 2012)
  • Assignment 10 (Due Wed 18 Apr 2012)
  • Reading

    Optional Seminars

  • Monday 2 April 2012 room 298, 1-3pm
  • Monday 9 April 2012 room 090, 1-3pm
  • Monday Thursday 16 19 April 2012 room 298 299, 1-3pm 10:05-11:30am
  • Exams

    Exam 1:  Thu 16 Feb., 10am-11:30am, room 299
    Exam 2:  Mon 26 Mar., 4:10-6:10pm, Room Phy 299
    Final:  Fri 4 May 7-10pm Room Phy 299

    Grade distribution:

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