Physics 412-2
Quantum Mechanics II
Winter 2021
J. A. Sauls


Problems and Exercises:

  • Set 1 - due January 30
    Set 1 Solutions
  • Set 2 - due February 16
    Set 2-2 Solution
  • Set 3 - due February 16
  • Set 4 - due March 14 [``How To'' for 4f is now included]

  • Reading:

  • 1/12/2021: Getting the most out of Lectures [PDF]
  • 1/12/2021: Notes on Classical Mechanics: Sec. 1-2 on Hamilton's Principle [PDF]
  • 1/15/2021: Reference: Space-Time Approach to Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics: Rev. Mod. Phys. 20, 367 (1948). [PDF]
  • 1/15/2021: Shankar, Ch. 8 - Path Integral Formulation of Quantum Theory
  • 2/5/2021: The Aharanov-Bohm Effects: Variations on a subtle theme, H. Batelaan and A. Tonomura, Physics Today, 62, 38 (2009). [PDF]
  • 2/5/2021: Shankar, Ch. 18, Sec. 4 - Interactions with EM fields & Potentials in QM
  • 2/8/2021: Observation of Gravitationally induced quantum interference, R. Colella, A. W. Overhauser & S. A. Werner, Phys. Rev. Lett. 34, 1472 (1975).
  • 2/8/2021: Shankar, Ch. 7, Harmonic Oscillator (Review)