Physics 411 HW#1
Due at the start of class Wednesday, Sept 14th
Reading: Appendix A.1-A.3 in Griffiths
Problem 1 Read the Gram-Schmidt procedure in problem A.4 of Griffiths (p. 440) and use it to
generate an orthonormal basis from the following set of com
Physics 411 HW#3
Due at the start of class Wednesday, Oct 12th
Reading: Class notes, Griffiths 2.1, 2.2, 2.4, 2.5. Additionally, read 3.1-3.4 (this should be mostly
review, but skip Example 3.4 for now).
Office Hours: Mondays, 4:00-5:30 PM in DRL 4E6
Prob
Midterm
Physics 411
October 13th, 2015
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1) The Hamiltonian of a system is [H]
1
1
|1 i = 2
with energy eigenvalue E1 = +.
i
0 i
i 0
. One of the energy eigenvectors is
(1a) Find the other orthonormal energy eigenvector |2 i and energy eigenvalue E2
Physics 411 HW#2
Due at the start of class Wednesday, Sept 28th
Reading: Class notes, Appendix A.5-A.6 and Chapter 1 sections 1.1-1.5 in Griffiths
Office Hours: Mondays, 5:00-6:30 PM in DRL 4E19
Problem 1 In class we chose Ceipx/~ as momentum eigenfunctio