33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 9
Due Friday, March 25
ANNOUNCEMENT. HOUR EXAM. The second hour exam will be on Monday, April 4,
at 6:00 pm in WEH 7316 (same room as lectures). The exam will be closed book, closed notes.
B
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Revised Assignment No. 7
Due Wednesday March 2
READING:
Electromagnetic eld quantization: LB Sec. 11.3.3. We will not take up Sec. 11.3.4.
Supplementary handwritten notes on course web page: Quantization o
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 2
Due Friday, Jan. 21
READING:
Topics to be taken up in class on Jan. 19 and 21: the groups O(2), SO(2), O(3), SO(3), SU(2).
These can be found in various books on group theory and in intern
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 6
Due Friday, Feb. 18
ANNOUNCEMENT. HOUR EXAM. The rst hour exam will be on Monday, Feb. 21 at
6:00 pm in WEH 7316 (same room as lectures). The exam will be closed book, closed notes. Bring
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 8
Due Friday, March 18
READING:
Scattering: LB Sec. 12.1 (amplitude, cross section).
Sec. 12.2 (partial waves) including 12.2.1 and 12.2.2 (ignore part on eective range), but not
12.2.3 or 1
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 1. Due Friday, Jan. 14
NOTE: Assignments will be placed on the course web page
http:/www.andrew.cmu.edu/course/33-756
In the future assignments will NOT be passed out in class.
READING:
Some
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 12
Due Friday, April 15 by 2:00 pm
Please put your completed assignment under the door of WEH 6309.
READING:
One-electron atoms: ne structure, Zeeman eect, hyperne structure. Le Bellac, Sec.
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 13 (Revised)
Due Friday, April 22
READING:
Interaction of atoms with electromagnetic elds: the material in Le Bellac, Secs. 14.3.1 to 14.3.3
is found in many textbooks. The treatment in Saku
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 14
Due Friday, April 29
READING:
Two-electron atoms: Le Bellac, Sec. 14.5. A more extended treatment (from which Le Bellac
has extracted some gures) is in Cohen-Tannoudji et al., Vol. 2, Ch.
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 11
Due Friday, April 8
READING:
Perturbation theory and variational method: Le Bellac Sec. 14.1, which is fairly compact. These topics are
treated in all textbooks; e.g., Cohen-Tannoudji et
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 4 (Revised)
Due Friday, Feb. 4
READING:
Addition of angular momentum, Clebsch-Gordan coecients, irreducible tensor operators, WignerEckart theorem. These are taken up in LB Sec. 10.6; Cohen-
33-756 Quantum Mechanics II Spring Semester, 2011
Assignment No. 10 (Revised)
Due Friday, April 1
ANNOUNCEMENT. HOUR EXAM. The second hour exam will be on Monday, April 4,
at 6:00 pm in WEH 7316 (same room as lectures). The exam will be closed book, close
qmc151.tex.
Group Theory Essentials
Robert B. Griths
Version of 25 January 2011
Contents
1 Introduction
1
2 Denitions
1
3 Symmetry Group D3 of the Equilateral Triangle
3
4 Representations
4.1 Basic denitions . . . . . . . . . .
4.2 Reducible and irreducib