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Physics 448 Fall 2013: Atomic and Quantum Physics

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        Readings for 9/4

         Readings for 9/16

Mathematica Files

Save .nb files to your local computer before using.

448defs.m
Convenient Mathematica definitions
(complex conjugate, outer product, generate angular momentum matrices, etc)
Load using the command
 <<"http://www.physics.wisc.edu/undergrads/courses/fall2013/448/448Mathematica/448defs.m"
brakets.nb bras and kets in Mathematica
angmom.nb
generate angular momentum matrices
UncertaintyPrinciple.nb Discussion of uncertainty principle for spins
BellMeas.nb
Bell states
SEIntegration.nb
Numerical Integration of Schrodinger Equation
PiecewisePotentials.nb
Solution of SE in constant potentials, with examples
SHODiscreteBasis.nb
Solution of SE using discrete basis


Homework

Set #

Problems

Due Date

Solutions

Updates

1

HW01


9/13

HW01

2
HW02
9/20
HW02
3
HW03 9/27
HW03
4
HW04 10/7
HW04
5
HW05 10/18
HW05
6
HW06 10/25
HW06
7
HW07 11/1
HW07
8
Townsend Ch. 5, Problems 8-15, 24 11/8
HW08
9
HW09 11/15
HW09
10
HW10
11/22
HW10
11
HW11 11/27
HW11
12
HW12
12/13
HW12

Old Exams

Exam #

Problems



Solutions

1

2011
2012

2013 Prep 2013

2

2011
2012

Prep 2013
 


 

 


Last updated: 01/22/2013
 


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