Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 10
Due: 12 November 2014
Reading: Shankar, Section 16.2 and Chapter 7. Lecture notes, Sections 6.4-6.5 and Chapter
7.
49. a)Apply the WKB method to estimate the bound st
Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 11
Due: 19 November 2014
Reading: Shankar, Chapter 8 and Lecture Notes, Chapter 8.
54. a) S, Exercise 7.4.2; b) S, Exercise 7.4.3; c) S, Exercise 7.4.4.
Solution:
a) It
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 3
Due: 17 September 2014
Reading: Shankar Sections 1.8-1.9; Lecture notes, Sections 2.7-2.8. Try to do as many of the
exercises in the text as you can. However, turn in o
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 2
Due: 9 September 2015
Reading: Shankar Sections 1.5-1.8 and 4.2; Lecture notes, Sections 2.5-2.7. Try to do as
many of the exercises in the text as you can. However, tu
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 12
Due: 2 December 2015
Reading: Shankar, Chapter 7,10 and Lecture Notes, Chapter 7, 9.
61. Consider the motion of a particle of charge Q in a uniform magnetic eld B = B
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 13
Due: 9 December 2015
Reading: Shankar, Chapter 11 and Lecture Notes, Chapters 8-10.
66. a) S, Exercise 10.3.2; b) S, Exercise 10.3.3; c) S, Exercise 10.3.6.
67. In thi
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 1
Due: 2 September 2015
This and all future homework will be posted on the course webpage:
http:/www.phys.u.edu/thorn/homepage/qminfo.html
In the homework assignments, I
Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 10
Due: 13 November 2015 (Note that this is a Friday since Wednesday is Veterans day.)
Reading: Chapter 7. Lecture notes, Chapter 7.
53. a) S, Exercise 7.4.2; b) S, Exer
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 3
Due: 16 September 2015
Reading: Shankar Sections 1.8-1.9; Lecture notes, Sections 2.7-2.9. Try to do as many of the
exercises in the text as you can. However, turn in o
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 9
Due: 4 November 2015
Reading: Shankar, Continue Chapter 5, and section 16.2; Lecture notes, Sections 6.4-6.5 and
start Chapter 7.
47. An interesting limit of a square w
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 4
Due: 23 September 2015
Reading: Shankar Sections 1.8-1.10,9.1-9.3; Lecture notes, Sections 2.8-2.12.
18. Show that an n n matrix (a) is necessarily diagonal if it commu
Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 9
Due: 4 November 2015
Reading: Shankar, Continue Chapter 5, and section 16.2; Lecture notes, Sections 6.4-6.5 and
start Chapter 7.
47. An interesting limit of a square
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 8
Due: 28 October 2015
Reading: Shankar, Chapter 5; Lecture notes, Chapter 5 and Sections 6.3-6.4.
41. (Spreading of a Wave Packet). Consider a particle in a state descri
Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 7
Due: 14 October 2015
Reading: Shankar, Chapters 2 and 6; Lecture notes, Chapters 3 and 4.
36. In class we defined canonical transformations q, p Q, P as those which le
Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 4
Due: 23 September 2015
Reading: Shankar Sections 1.8-1.10,9.1-9.3; Lecture notes, Sections 2.8-2.12.
18. Show that an n n matrix (a) is necessarily diagonal if it comm
Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 3
Due: 16 September 2015
Reading: Shankar Sections 1.8-1.9; Lecture notes, Sections 2.7-2.9. Try to do as many of the
exercises in the text as you can. However, turn in
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 2
Due: 9 September 2015
Reading: Shankar Sections 1.5-1.8 and 4.2; Lecture notes, Sections 2.5-2.7. Try to do as
many of the exercises in the text as you can. However, tu
Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 1
Due: 2 September 2015
In this first solution set I give each problem a typical title, as required for full credit.
1. Show that the function (r) = r1 eikr , where r |r
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 11
Due: 18 November 2015
Reading: Shankar, Chapter 8 and Lecture Notes, Chapter 8.
57. (Carried over from Set 10). Suppose a simple harmonic oscillator is in an initial s
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 10
Due: 13 November 2015 (Note that this is a Friday since Wednesday is Veterans day.)
Reading: Chapter 7. Lecture notes, Chapter 7.
53. a) S, Exercise 7.4.2; b) S, Exerc
Quantum Mechanics
Problem Set 8
Due: 28 October 2015
Reading: Shankar, Chapter 5; Lecture notes, Chapter 5 and Sections 6.3-6.4.
41. (Spreading of a Wave Packet). Consider a particle in a state descri
PHY 6645 Fall 2001 Mid-Term Exam 1
Instructions: Attempt both Question 1 (worth 40 points) and Question 2 (worth 60 points).
(Note that Question 2 continues on the back of this page.) The maximum scor
PHY 6645 Fall 2002 Mid-Term Exam 1
Instructions: Attempt both questions, each of which is worth 50 points. The maximum
score for each part of each question is shown in square brackets. To gain full cr
PHY 6645 Fall 2003 Mid-Term Exam 2
Instructions: Attempt both question 1 (worth 50 points) and question 2 (worth 50 points).
The maximum score for each part of each question is shown in square bracket
PHY 6645 Fall 2001 Mid-Term Exam 2
Instructions: Attempt both Question 1 (worth 65 points) and Question 2 (worth 35 points).
The maximum score for each part of each question is shown in square bracket
PHY 6645
K. Ingersent
One-Dimensional Wave Mechanics
General arguments and qualitative results will be presented in class concerning solutions
to Schrdingers wave equation for one-dimensional systems.
Quantum Mechanics
Solution Set 4
Due: 24 September 2014
Reading: Shankar Sections 1.8-1.10; Lecture notes, Sections 2.8-2.11. Try to do as many of
the exercises in the text as you can. However, turn i