Phys622: (Spring 2008)


There is a brief description of the content for each lecture, together with links to handouts (HW, etc). The references (in red) point to parts in the text and reference books that may be helpful in complementing your lecture notes.
Th  1/17 
 Sakurai 1.1  Aneasyreading online intro on the SG.  Homework Assignment 0 (pdf file) out. 

Tu  1/22 
 Lecture notes; Sakurai 1.3  Sakurai 1.2 
Th  1/24  No classes  I am teaching at a winter school being held at the International Center for Theoretical Physics in Trieste, Italy. 
Tu  1/29  
Th  1/31  
Tu  2/5 
 Sakurai 1.2 Homework Assignment 1 out. 
Th  2/7 
 Sakurai 1.3  Sakurai 1.4 
Tu  2/12 
 Sakurai 1.3, 1.4  Sakurai 1.4  Sakurai 1.4 
Th  2/14 
 Sakurai 1.4  Sakurai 1.5  Sakurai 1.5 Homework Assignment 2 out. 
Tu  2/19 
 Sakurai 1.6, 1.7  lecture notes; Sakurai 1.6  Sakurai 1.7, including Gaussian wave packets 
Th  2/21 
 Sakurai 2.1  Sakurai 2.1 
Tu  2/26 
 Sakurai 2.1; lecture notes  Sakurai 2.4  Lecture notes Homework Assignment 3 out. 
Th  2/28 
 Sakurai 2.2  Sakurai 2.5; lecture notes 
Tu  3/4  Have a great Spring Break! 
Th  3/6  
Tu  3/11 
 Sakurai 2.5; lecture notes  Sakurai 2.3 
Th  3/13 
 Sakurai 2.5; lecture notes  Sakurai 2.6 Homework Assignment 4 out.

Tu  3/18 
 Sakurai 2.6 
Th  3/20  No class today 
Tu  3/25 
 lecture notes; Prob 2.25  Sakurai 2.6  Sakurai Sec. 4.2; lecture notes 
We  3/26  Makeup class: problem session covering hw04; Q/A (10am12pm in Physics conference room) 
Th  3/27 
 lecture notes; Sakurai Sec. 4.3  lecture notes takehome midterm out 
Tu  4/1 
 Sakurai Sec. 4.4  Sakurai Sec. 6.1; lecture notes Homework Assignment 5 out. 
Th  4/3 
 lecture notes; Sakurai Sec's 6.2, 6.3 
Tu  4/8 
 lecture notes; Sakurai Sec. 6.3  lecture notes  Sakurai Sec. 6.3; Sec. 6.5. 
Th  4/10 
 lecture notes; Sakurai Sec. 6.4  Sakurai Sec.'s 5.1, 5.2.  Sakurai Sec. 5.2; lecture notes Homework Assignment 6 out. 
Tu  4/15 
 Sakurai Sec. 5.2; lecture notes  Sakurai 5.3  Sakurai sec.'s 5.5, 5.6, 7.11 
Th  4/17 
 Sakurai sec. 5.6 
Tu  4/22 
 Sakurai sec.'s 5.6 and 5.8  Sakurai 7.1  Sakurai 7.2; lecture notes 
Th  4/24 
 Sakurai 7.1  Sakurai 7.6 
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