Quantum Mechanics II (undergraduate, Spring 2017)
Syllabus – Lesson Plan (including Homework Problems, Final Projects and Due Dates) (updated on 4/24/2017, 7:40pm)
Syllabus – Administrative Information (two reference books added, classrooms for problem sessions updated. updated on 3/1/2017, 8:30am)
(4/24/2017, 7:40pm) Your homework due THIS FRIDAY is here. (updated on 04/26 10:40am with a typo in the indices of Berry curvature corrected. Thank Wenzer Qin for pointing out this typo!)
The purpose of this early deadline is for reserving more time for you to work on your final project. Your TA will also help explain the solution this Thursday. If you need to extend the deadline to next Monday because of other exams or due dates, please email me.
(4/19/2017, 4pm) Your homework due next Monday is here.
(4/4/2017, 6:40pm) More references for your final projects have been added in the updated syllabus. Please feel free to let me know your preferences and questions.
(4/3/2017, 6:10pm) Your final projects are announced in the syllabus. Please claim your favorite topics by emailing me (firstname.lastname@example.org).
(3/3/2017, 6:15pm) For the assignment of following the derivation of textbook, please notice that you need to submit your repeated calculation with the rest of your homework. These assignment will be graded from now on according to the completeness of your derivation.
Quantum Mechanics vol 2, by Claude Cohen-Tannoudji, Bernard Du and Frank Laloë
[Spring break reading:
Chapter IX Electron Spin (review, especially rotation of spins),
Chapter X Addition of Angular Momentum (review, especially spin triplet and singlet, spin-orbit coupling, spherical harmonics, Clebsh-Gordan Coefficient and Wigner-Eckart Theorem)] (updated on 3/6/2017, 8:50am)
Quantum Mechanics ebooks accessible through JHU:
- Quantum Mechanics (non-relativistic), by L. Landau (updated on 2/27/2017, 8:25am)
Solving the differential equation of 3DHO (updated on 02/13/2017, 12:15pm)
Mathematica Demonstration of Spherical Harmonics (pdf). Could you complete the construction of real spherical harmonics for d-wave (l=2)? (updated on 2/8/2017)
Discussion Materials (updated on 2/1/2017, 7:50am)