Homework 13: Electromagnetic interactions.
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Due: Friday, December 3, 5 PM
NOTE: If you need extra time, well accept this assignment with no penalty until Monday
December 6, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch
Homework 12: Adiabatic evolution and electromagnetic interactions.
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Due: Tuesday, November 30, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 9, Ch. 11 (rst few sections).
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Berry phase for a spin 1/2 particle
Consider
Homework 11: Time dependence and approximation methods.
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Due: Thursday, November 18, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 9.
Cohen-Tannoudji, Complement FIV .
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Perturbed harmonic oscillator
A particle of ch
Homework 10: Time dependence
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Due: Friday, November 12, 5 PM
Reminder: No class on Thursday, Nov. 11, to commemorate Veterans Day
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 9.1 - 9.3 and 12.3, 12.4.
Cohen-Tannoudji, Co
Homework 9: Identical particles and atoms
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Due: Thursday, November 4, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 10.1-3.
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Attracting fermions, again
Consider two electrons in the same spin state, interacting with
Homework 8: Identical particles
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Due: Monday, November 1, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 10.1-3.
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States of three fermions or bosons
a) Construct the completely antisymmetric wavefunction (xA , xB , xC
Homework 7: Entanglement and measurement
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Due: Thursday, October 21, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 14 (density matrix) 17 (entanglement).
A. Einstein, B. Podolsky and N. Rosen, Can Quantum-Mechanical
Homework 6:Collisions.
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Prof. D.M. Stamper-Kurn
Due: Monday, October 11, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 13.
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Partial wave analysis of spherical delta function
Griths, Problem 11.4: Consider the case of
Homework 5: Perturbation theory
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Prof. D.M. Stamper-Kurn
Due: Thursday, September 30, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 8.1, 8.2 (time independent perturbation theory)
Cohen-Tannoudji, Ch. XII (all about
Homework 4: Clebsch-Gordan coecients and vector operators
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Prof. D.M. Stamper-Kurn
Due: Thursday, September 23, 5 PM
Reading for this assignment
Cohen-Tannoudji, complements CX (addition of spherical harmonics), DX (vector operator
Homework 3: Addition of angular momentum and oscillation phenomena in
particle physics.
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Prof. D.M. Stamper-Kurn
Due: Thursday, September 16, 5 PM
Readings for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 6.9, 10 (on addition of angu
Homework 2: Basis transformations and two-level systems
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Prof. D.M. Stamper-Kurn
Due: Thursday, September 9, 5 PM
Readings for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 5 (as necessary for state-space formalism), and Ch. 16.3 (on
Homework 1: Spin
Physics 137B, Fall 2010
Prof. D.M. Stamper-Kurn
Due: Thursday, September 2, 5 PM
Readings for this assignment
Bransden and Joachain, Ch. 6, sections on spin 1/2 systems and general angular momentum.
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