PHYS441: HW Set 2 Part 1
Autumn 2012
Problem 1: Explain the whole chain of reasoning behind the resolution of identity: (the
discrete case will suce): from Completeness and Orthonormality, to the use of the Identity
illustrated on expressing an eigen-equa
Concepts of Quantum Physics for PHYS441
Autumn 2013
(you may be asked to explain some of these on the Exam)
See separate handout for Exam 1 and the following derivations:
inverse Fourier transformation from the properties of the Dirac delta function
E_n a
HW Set 1 Part 2
PHYS 441 Autumn 2012
HW sprinkled through the two handouts, List of Concepts Part I, plus:
Problem 1: Show that < (q < q >)2 > = < q 2 > < q >2
Problem 2: Show how the method of separation of variables is used to obtain general solution
of
PHYS441: Quantum Physics
Vladimir Chaloupka
September 18, 2013
1
Introduction to Quantum Physics
please see Handout 1
2
2.1
Elementary Quantum Wave Mechanics
Introduction
To progress towards a more detailed quantum mechanics, we have two questions to deal
PHYS441 EXAM 1 Autumn 2013
PRINT rst name: lastname: score: /40
a Problem 1
Explain BRIEFLY (no more than one or two sentences for each part; no equations):
a) Explain the concept of the separation of variables in the Time Dependent Schrodinger Equation