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
Problem 1. Hydrogen Essentials
Almost everything you should remember about hydrogen forever .
(a) Make a plot of the energy levels of the hydrogen atom. Plot the energy values En in
the vertical direc
Physics 441 Exam 1
Physics is about much more than equations-it is about ideas ! Mathematics is the language that allows
us to express those ideas in a compact, precise form. Some ideas require both t
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
PHYS441: Quantum Physics
Vladimir Chaloupka
September 18, 2013
1
Introduction to Quantum Physics
please see Handout 1
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2.1
Elementary Quantum Wave Mechanics
Introduction
To progress towards a more de
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 separa
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 transformatio
Applet Visualizations
[1] Use the PHET applet to study the transmission and reflection coefficients for different potentials.
https:/phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/quantum-tunneling
Compare the T and