Classical Mechanics
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r
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Date of Experiment: 19/10/2016
Date of Report: 07/11/2016
Investigation into The Phenomenon of
Simple Harmonic Motion
Experiment conducted by Yixing Chen.
Lab Partner was X. Zekai
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OUTLINE
Two-electron atom (He)
Spin and spatial part of the wavefunction
Singlet and triplet states
Many-electron atoms
The central field approximation
Spin, the Pauli exclusion principle and Slater determinants
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Time-independent perturbation theory
(non degenerate)
(non-degenerate)
Degenerate perturbation theory
Variational method
Time-dependent
Time dependent perturbation
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OUTLINE
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METHODS
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(non degenerate)
(non-degenerate)
Degenerate perturbation theory
Variational method
Time-dependent
Time dependent perturbation
pert rbation theory
theor
OUTLINE
VARIATIONAL METHOD
Why and
METHODS
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Spin angular momentum
Spin one-half systems
The Pauli spin matrices
Combining angular momenta
Combining spins
Singlet & triplet states
Combining
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(non degenerate)
(non-degenerate)
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Spin-orbit coupling
The Darwin term
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Solutions to Problem Set 5
Physics 342
by: Callum Quigley
1
Spherical Potential Well Bound States
(i) For bound states we must have E < U0 . Defining u(r) = r(r), then for the ` = 0 states
we have
2m
2m
k 2 u(r), r < a
~2 E u(r)
00
u (r) = 2 (E U (r)u(
Solutions to Problem Set 3
Physics 342
Q 1,2 by: Rhys Povey
Q 3,4 by: Callum Quigley
1
Earths angular momentum
The angular momentum of the Earth is dependent on which reference frame you are using
and can be calculated using
2
L=I =I
.
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Earth spin angula
Solutions to Problem Set 1
Physics 342
Q 1,2 by: Rhys Povey
Q 3,4 by: Callum Quigley
1
A Commutator Quantity
We want to determine the value of [pi , i j k [Lj , xk ]. First, lets use Lj = j a b xa pb to obtain
[Lj , xk ] = j a b [xa pb , xk ] ,
Now,
[xa p
Solutions to Problem Set 4
Physics 342
by: Callum Quigley
1
Rotations and Angular Momentum
(i)
In addition to the actions of J~2 and Jz on the |j, mi states, its helpful to recall the actions
of J = Jx iJy :
p
J |j, mi = ~ (j m)(j m + 1)|j, m 1i.
(1.1)
Th
Problem Set 3
Physics 342
Due February 4
Some abbreviations: S - Shankar.
1. Estimate the angular momentum of the earth in units of ~.
2. After discussions in office hours, it seems that clarifying the notion of a representation
would be helpful. Lets try
Problem Set 2 Solutions
Physics 342
Problem 1 by Zimu Khakhaleva-Li
Problems 2 - 4 by Callum Quigley
1(i) Trace is invariant under cyclic permutations.
= Tr(U XU ) = Tr(XU U ) = Tr(X) = 0.
Tr(X)
= (U XU ) = U X U = U XU = X.
X
is still a traceless Herm
Problem Set 2
Physics 342
Due January 28
Some abbreviations: S - Shankar.
1. At this point, you might be asking yourself: are SU (2) and SO(3) really different? You
might also wonder: why do we care about the difference? To answer these questions, let
us
Problem Set 5
Physics 342
Due February 18
Some abbreviations: S - Shankar.
1. Lets consider a spherical potential well.
(i) Determine the energy levels for a particle with angular momentum l = 0 in the spherical
potential well:
U (r) = 0 r < a,
U (r) = U0
Problem Set 1
Physics 342
Due January 21
Some abbreviations: S - Shankar.
1. As a warm up, compute the quantity [pi , ijk [Lj , xk ] with a sum over repeated indices
implied.
2. Prove the two basic relations for the symbol we used in lecture. Namely,
iab
Problem Set 4
Physics 342
Due February 11
Some abbreviations: S - Shankar.
1. Consider a particle with angular momentum j in the state |j, mi which, as usual, is an
eigenstate of J~2 and Jz :
J~2 |j, mi = j(j + 1)~2 |j, mi,
Jz |j, mi = m~|j, mi.
(i) Compu
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Michael A. Fedderke
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Problem set 7 solutions
Michael A. Fedderke
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solutions, if you nd anything that you suspect is an error, please em
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Problem set 4 solutions [40]
Michael A. Fedderke
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solutions, if you nd anything that you suspect is an error, ple