Physics 518
Homework Set #1
Due in class 1/15/14
Winter 2014
300 pts
1. (100 pts) The upsilon system (b-quark plus anti-b-quark (
b). [This was
also on a previous exam.]
The system is described to reasonable accuracy by the (three dimensional)
bb
non-rela
Physics 518
Homework Set #3
Due in class 1/29/14
Winter 2014
300 pts
1. (75 pts) Sakurai, problem 3.9. This problem addresses the amount of
information needed to specify a pure and a mixed spin-1/2 state.
[Hint: recall the form of an arbitrary pure spin-1
Physics 518
Homework Set #2
Due in class 1/22/14
Winter 2014
300 pts
1. (150 pts) Landau levels in graphene: The Hamiltonian for an electron with
a relativistic dispersion relation, that is E p as opposed to E p2 , when
coupled to a background electromagn
Physics 518
Homework Set #2
Due in class 1/22/14
Winter 2014
300 pts
1. (150 pts) Landau levels in graphene: The Hamiltonian for an electron with
a relativistic dispersion relation, that is E p as opposed to E p2 , when
coupled to a background electromagn
Physics 518
Homework Set #4
Due in class 2/12/14
Winter 2014
300 pts
1. (100 pts) Derive an explicit form for the general rotation matrix
Rn () = exp(i T ) ,
n
where n is a unit vector giving the axis of rotation, and is the [real] rotation
angle. You can
Physics 518
MIDTERM
Name:
Winter 2014
2/5/14
80 pts 1 point per minute
Exam procedures.
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Please sit away from other students.
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Physics 518
MIDTERM
Name:
Winter 2013
2/6/13
80 pts 1 point per minute
Exam procedures.
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Physics 518
MIDTERM
Name:
Winter 2014
2/5/14
80 pts 1 point per minute
Exam procedures.
Please write your name above.
Please sit away from other students.
If you have a question about the exam, please ask.
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Physics 518
Homework Set #3
Winter 2014
Due in class 1/29/14
300 pts
1. (75 pts) Sakurai, problem 3.9. This problem addresses the amount of
information needed to specify a pure and a mixed spin-1/2 state.
[Hint: recall the form of an arbitrary pure spin-1
Physics 518
Homework Set #1
Due in class 1/15/14
Winter 2014
300 pts
1. (100 pts) The upsilon system (b-quark plus anti-b-quark (
b).
The system is described to reasonable accuracy by the (three dimensional)
bb
non-relativistic Schrdinger equation. Writin
Physics 518
MIDTERM
Name:
Winter 2012
2/1/12
80 pts 1 point per minute
Exam procedures.
Please write your name above.
Please sit away from other students.
If you have a question about the exam, please ask.
This is a closed book exam. All relevant form