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VECTOR SPACE
Consider a two dimensional plane, every point in the place can be mapped to a unique vector. All of the vectors
form a linear vector space v with a dimensionality equal to two.
Any vector can be labeled as (x, y ) which can be written as
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 13
Due in class Thursday, December 1, 2011
Read all of Chapters 5.1 5.2.
1. Griths 4.27 (10 points)
2. Griths 4.29 (5 points)
3. Griths 4.52 (5 points)
4. Griths 4.55 (10 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 12
Due in class Thursday, November 17, 2011
Read all of Chapter 4.4.
1. Griths 4.14 (10 points)
2. (10 points)
Consider a particle moving in a spherical well potential
V (r) = V0 (a r) with V0 > 0.
Here (x) = 1; x > 0 and (x) = 0;
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 11
Due in class Thursday, November 10, 2011
Read all of Chapter 4.2.
1. Griths 4.5 (5 points)
2. Griths 4.6 (10 points)
3. Griths 4.8 (5 points)
4. Griths 4.13 (10 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 10
Due in class Thursday, November 3, 2011
Read all of Chapter 4.2.
1. Griths 3.14 (5 points)
2. Griths 3.38 (5 points)
3. (10 points)
0
and
i
suppose one measures the physical observable represented by the hermitian
matrix
0 ia
A=
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 9
Due in class Thursday, October 27, 2011
Read all of Chapter 4.1.
1. Griths 3.13 (10 points)
2. Griths 3.23 (5 points)
3. Griths 3.24 (5 points)
4. Griths 3.37 (10 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 8
Due in class Thursday, October 20, 2011
Read all of Chapters 3.3 and 3.4 in Griths.
1. Griths 2.39 (10 points)
2. Griths 2.40 (5 points)
3. Griths 3.3 (5 points)
4. Griths 3.4 (5 points)
5. Griths 3.7 (5 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 7
Due in class Thursday, October 13, 2011
Read all of Chapters 3.1 and 3.2 in Griths.
1. Griths 2.26 (5 points)
2. Griths 2.27 (10 points)
3. Griths 2.30 (5 points)
4. Griths 2.34 (10 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 6
Due in class Thursday, October 6, 2011
Read all of Chapter 2.6 in Griths.
1. Griths 2.42 (5 points)
2. Griths 2.18 (5 points)
3. Griths 2.21 (5 points)
4. Griths 2.22 (10 points)
5. (10 points)
Using the properties of the raising
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 5
Due in class Thursday, September 29, 2011
Read all of Chapters 2.4 and 2.5 in Griths.
1. Griths 2.10 (5 points)
2. Griths 2.12 (10 points)
3. Griths 2.13d (5 points)
4. Griths 2.14 (5 points)
5. Griths 2.36 (5 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 4
Due in class Thursday, September 22, 2011
Read all of Chapter 2.3 in Griths.
1. Griths 2.4 (5 points)
2. Griths 2.5 (10 points)
3. Griths 2.6 (5 points)
4. Griths 2.7 (10 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 3
Due in class Thursday, September 15, 2011
Read all of Chapter 2.2 in Griths.
1. Griths 1.9 (10 points)
2. Griths 1.15 (10 points)
3. Griths 1.17 ( 10 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 2
Due in class Thursday, September 8, 2011
Read all of Chapter 2.1 in Griths.
1. Griths 1.2 (5 points)
2. Griths 1.3 (5 points)
3. Griths 1.7 (10 points)
PHYSICS 460
Problem Set 1
Due in class Thursday, September 1, 2011
Read all of Chapter 1 in Griths.
1. (5 points)
A 150 keV photon collides with an electron initially at rest. The photon
is observed to scatter at 90 degrees in the electron rest frame. Wha
PHYSICS 460 Fall 2011
Computer Simulations
Topic
URL
Harmonic oscillator
http:/www.falstad.com/qm1d/
Phase and group velocities
http:/www.csupomona.edu/~ajm/materials/
animations/packets.html
Energy skate park
http:/phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/ener
gy