None yet.

**Course Instructor:**
Ed Groth, Jadwin 264, x8-4361,
* groth@princeton.edu*.

**Office Hours:** Most afternoons - give a call before walking
across campus! Almost surely Wednesday afternoons, 2:00-4:00 pm.

**Teaching Assistant:** Zhaofeng Li,
B124 Engineering Quad,
x8-5968,
*zhaofeng@princeton.edu*.

**Office Hours:** TBD.

**Course Manager:** Laurel Lerner, 210 Jadwin,
x8-4403,
* lerner@princeton.edu*.

**Lectures:** Tuesday and Thursday,
11:00 am - 12:20 pm,
Jadwin A10.

** Text:** I don't plan to follow any particular text. There are any number of appropriate quantum mechanics texts. Two that I will be reading when preparing lectures will be F. Schwabl, *Quantum Mechanics*, Springer and P. J. E. Peebles, *Quantum Mechanics*, Princeton University Press.

**Homework:** Assigned via the course web site on Thursday or Friday.
Due the following Thursday in the department office (208) by 5pm,
returned the next Thursday. 50% of grade. Collaboration
encouraged (but not copying!). Late homework may receive only
half or none of the grade depending on how late it is and how it
fits into the grading schedule!

**Midterm:** None.

**Final:** 50% of grade.

The homework assignments will be available for downloading. They will be pdf documents.

Week | Starting Date | Tentative Topics | ||

Homework Assignments and Solutions | ||||

1 | 17-Sep-2007 | Introduction. Why Quantum Mechanics? Structure of QM. | ||

Due: 27-Sep-2007 | Homework 1 | Solutions | ||

2 | 24-Sep-2007 | Harmonic Oscillator. Schroedinger Equation. | ||

Due: 4-Oct-2007 | Homework 2 | Solutions | ||

3 | 1-Oct-2007 | 1D Potentials. | ||

Due: 11-Oct-2007 | Homework 3 | Solutions | ||

4 | 8-Oct-2007 | Wave Packets. Uncertainty Relations. | ||

Due: 18-Oct-2007 | Homework 4 | Solutions | ||

5 | 15-Oct-2007 | Angular Momentum. | ||

Due: 25-Oct-2007 | Homework 5 | Solutions | ||

6 | 22-Oct-2007 | Motion in Electromagnetic Fields. | ||

Due: 8-Nov-2007 | Homework 6 | Solutions | ||

29-Oct-2007 | Midterm Break | |||

7 | 5-Nov-2007 | Central Potential. H atom. | ||

Due: 15-Nov-2007 | Homework 7 | Solutions | ||

8 | 12-Nov-2007 | Spin. Addition of Angular Momentum. | ||

Due: ** 26-Nov-2007 ** | Homework 8 | Solutions | ||

9 | 19-Nov-2007 | Time Independent Perturbation Theory. Fine Structure. | ||

Due: 29-Nov-2007 | Homework 9 | Solutions | ||

10 | 26-Nov-2007 | Identical Particles. Atoms more complicated than H. | ||

Due: 6-Dec-2007 | Homework 10 | Solutions | ||

11 | 3-Dec-2007 | Time Dependent Perturbation Theory. | ||

Due: 13-Dec-2007 | Homework 11 | Solutions | ||

12 | 10-Dec-2007 | Scattering. | ||

Due: ** 10-Jan-2008 ** | Homework 12 | Solutions | ||

13 | 17-Dec-2007 | Wrap up. | ||

No additional homework this week. | ||||

16-Jan-2008 | Exam Period, Final Exam and Solutions. |

Copyright © 2007, Princeton University Physics Department and E. J. Groth