Quantum Mechanics 1

Welcome to my Quantum Mechanics 1 course webpage!

Here you will find the weekly homework assignments, class notes, relevant links, and bibliography. I will be updating this page regularly, please keep checking!

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Weekly notes and instructions

Week 1: Read chapter 1 before Thursday. Notes week 1 (pdf)

Week 2: Read sections 2.1 and 2.2. You must email me at least one question Monday night and (at least ) another one Wednesday night.

Week 3: Read section 2.3 (2.3.1 and 2.3.2) You must email me at least one question Monday night and (at least ) another one Wednesday night.

Week 4: Read section 2.4 and 2.5 You must email me at least one question Monday night and (at least ) another one Wednesday night.

Week 5: Read section 2.6, 3.1, 3.2.1 and 3.2.2 You must email me at least one question Monday night and (at least ) another one Wednesday night.

Week 6: Read section 3.3 and 3.4 You must email me at least one question Monday night and (at least ) another one Wednesday night.

Week 7: Read section 3.5 You must email me at least one question Monday night and (at least ) another one Wednesday night.

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Homework

Homework assignments will be posted weekly and are always due the next Tuesday at the beginning of class. I will try to post the weekly assignments by Wednesdays, however it is possible that more problems are added during the week (no later than Friday though): It is your responsibility to periodically check this space for the problems due every week.

Homework 1 (due 8/23)

Homework 2(due 8/30)

Homework 3(due 9/6)

Homework 4(due 9/13)

Homework 5(due 9/27)

Homework 6(due 10/4). You may want to check this reference for one of the problems.

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Bibliography

I will follow closely the book by Griffiths and Schroeter “Introduction to Quantum Mechnics“, Third Edition, Cambridge University Press, ISBN 978-1-107-18963-8 Hardback.

Other useful references are:

Principles of Quantum Mechanics, R. Shankar; ISBN-13: 978-1461576754, Springer.

A Modern Approach to Quantum Mechanics; J. Townsend; ISBN-13: 978-1891389788, University Science Books.

I will add more references later on.

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