PHYS401 QUANTUM PHYSICS I
 University of Maryland, College Park 
Spring 2012
Class: M 34:50PM, WF 33:50PM in PHYS 1402
TA: Wen, Zhe 0220 John S. Toll Physics Building  x5 5969 zwen@umd.edu
Office hour: Friday 1pm
Homework  Links  Lectures  Exams  
HW1 soln  FREE Matlab clone (octave)  1: Intro and some history (1/25)  Exam 1 (2/13)  
HW2 soln  PHYS401 MATLAB guide  2: Math Review I (1/27)  Exam 2 (3/26)  
HW3 soln  FFT lab  3: Math Review II (1/30)  Exam 3 (4/23)  
HW4 soln  UMD virtual computer lab (Matlab)  4: Math Review III (2/1)  Final Exam (5/15)  
HW5 soln  photon interference  5: Math Review IV (2/3)  
HW6 soln  Electron interference (physicsworld)  6: Math Review V (2/6)  
HW7 soln  electron interference (AVI movie)  7: electron interference (2/8)  
HW8 soln  8: Schrödinger Eqn (2/10)  
HW9 soln  9: Evolution of Gaussian wavefunction (2/15)  
HW10 soln  10: Expectation values (2/17)  
HW11 soln  11: Heisenberg uncertainty and timeindependent Schrödinger Eqn (2/20)  
HW12 soln  12: Finite QW, boundary conditions and Matrix Hamiltonian (2/22)  
HW13 soln  13: Coupled Finite QWs, degeneracy, boundary condition exception (2/24)  
14: Attractive delta function potential (2/27)  
15: Periodic potentials (3/2)  
16: Harmonic oscillator (algebraic method) (3/5)  
17: Harmonic oscillator (numerical solution) and Heisenberg reln (3/7)  
18: Classical probability distribution of the harmonic oscillator (3/9)  
19: Brute force solution of Harmonic oscillator (3/12)  
20: Scattering states and transmission coefficient (3/14)  
21: Scattering matrix (3/16)  
22: Scattering matrix examples (3/28)  
23: Resonance and quasibound states (3/30)  
24: Scattering in finite differences (4/2)  
25: Dispersion relation and transmission in finite differences (4/4)  
26: Currentvoltage relation from transmission (4/6)  
27: Dirac "braket" notation (4/9)  
28: 3D Infinite quantum well (4/11)  
29: Finite differences in 3D (4/13)  
30: 3D Harmonic Oscillator, broken degeneracy (4/16)  
31: Wave equation on a spherical surface (4/18)  
32: Spherical harmonics (4/20)  
33: Radial equation (4/25)  
34: Spherical infinite well (4/27)  
35: Hydrogen I (4/30)  
36: Hydrogen II (5/2)  
37: Hydrogen III: degeneracy (5/4)  
38: Selection rules and anomalous Zeeman effect (5/7)  
39: Larmor precession and Lande gfactor (5/9)  
University of Maryland, College Park  College of Computer, Mathematical and Physical Sciences  Dept. of Physics  Appelbaum Lab
