Physics 449 Spring 2014

Syllabus

Grades


Readings and Handouts

Assignments

1/22 Townsend Chapter 9&10
1/24 2-D Potentials
1/24 3-D Potentials
1/31 Algebraic solution to the Hydrogen atom
2/5 Addition of Angular Momenta (also read Appendix B of Townsend)
2/12 Angular Momentum Coupling Example
2/17 Optical Pumping (read 1st 10 pages)
2/21 Perturbation Theory
2/21 Townsend Ch 11
2/25 Brillouin-Wigner Perturbation Theory
3/6 Townsend Ch 12
3/10 Helium 1s2
3/26 Hydrogen Molecular ion
4/4 s-wave scattering
4/14 Zeeman effect
4/21 Guage Transformation
Problems Due Date Solutions
Extra Credit Jan 22, by email  
HW01 Jan 31, in mailbox HW01
HW02 Feb 10 HW02
HW03 Feb 17 HW03/HW03
HW04 Feb 21 HW04
HW05 Mar 7 HW05
PROJECT Mar 28  
HW06, Prob 1 April 4 HW06
HW07 April 11 HW07
HW08 May 2  
   


 

 

 

Mathematica Files

449defs.m          

Convenient Mathematica definitions (complex conjugate, outer product, generate angular momentum matrices, etc)
Load using the command 
<<"https://mywebspace.wisc.edu/tgwalker/449/449defs.m"                           

 2-DPotential.nb  

Exams

448 #1

 20112012, 2013

448 #2

 201120122013

449 #1  20122013, 2014
449 #2  20122013
Project 2013,2013sol

 

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