Problem Set 10: Bosons, fermions, and anyons
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Oct. 31
Last correction at August 21, 2014, 7:41 pm
Potentially useful reading
Sakurai and Napolitano, sections 7.1-7.2 (identical particles)
Schumacher &
Problem Set 9: Groups & Representations
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Oct. 24
Last correction at August 21, 2014, 7:38 pm
Potentially useful reading
Landau & Lifshitz Quantum Mechanics, ch. 12 (Group representations)
Sakurai and
Problem Set 8: Rotations, spin & spinors
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Oct. 17
Last correction at September 5, 2014, 1:24 pm
Potentially useful reading
Sakurai and Napolitano, sections 3.1-3.3 (rotations & SU(2), 3.5-3.6, 3.8 (an
Problem Set 11: Chemistry
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Nov. 7
Last correction at August 21, 2014, 7:47 pm
Potentially useful reading
Sakurai and Napolitano, sections 3.7 (central potentials), 7.3-4 (Helium)
Schumacher & Westmore
Problem Set 3: Entanglement & Free Particles
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Fri Sept. 12 (turn in Wednesday or in class homework box)
Last correction at August 27, 2014, 9:30 am
NOTE: No class Friday September 12. Attend the Henley sympo
Problem Set 4: Aharonov Bohm & Harmonic Oscillators
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Sept. 19
Last correction at September 2, 2014, 11:22 am
Potentially useful reading
Weinberg sections 2.5 (Harmonic oscillator), 12.2 (Bell)
Sakurai
Problem Set 7: Quantum algorithms and WKB
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Oct. 10
Last correction at August 21, 2014, 5:50 pm
7.1 Mirror path integrals. (Path Integrals) 3
A
H1
H2
B
Figure 1: Qbit weirdness. A photon, passing throu
Problem Set 13: Second quantization, resonances, and supersymmetry
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Nov. 21
Last correction at August 21, 2014, 8:02 pm
Potentially useful reading
Sakurai and Napolitano, sections 5.5, 5.7 (time-depen
Problem Set 5: Propagators & Coherent States
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Sept. 26
Last correction at September 2, 2014, 11:22 am
Potentially useful reading
Sakurai and Napolitano, sections 2.3 (coherent states), 2.6 (path integ
Problem Set 12: Density Matrices
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Nov. 14
Last correction at August 21, 2014, 7:53 pm
Potentially useful reading
Sakurai and Napolitano, section 3.4 (density matrices)
Schumacher & Westmoreland 8.1-2,
Problem Set 14: Cats
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Monday Dec. 1
(Takehome Final due 5:00 Dec. 12) Last correction at August 21, 2014, 7:58 pm
Potentially useful reading
Weinberg, section 3.7 (interpretations of quantum mechanics)
Sethn
Problem Set 6: Path Integrals
Graduate Quantum I
Physics 6572
James Sethna
Due Friday Oct. 3
Note: Prelim Tues Sept 30, 7:30-9:30pm, Rock 115
Last correction at August 21, 2014, 5:55 pm
Potentially useful reading
Sakurai and Napolitano, 2.6 (path integral