Physics 492 Spring 2022 Schedule:       TR 1100-1215 PAIS 1140

(updated frequently during the semester)




Week Topics, Announcements Lecture Notes HW and solutions
1
1/17     
QM in 3 dimensions; 2 body problem Lecture 1   Lecture 2 HW1 ch 9: 1,4,5,6,7,8  
rec492-1.pdf
rec492-1-solutions.pdf
2
1/24 orbital angular momentum; spherical harmonics    Lecture 4 HW2 ch 9: 10, 11, 12,17,20, plus do
hw2-extra.pdf
HW 1 solutions
rec492-2.pdf
rec492-2-solutions.pdf
3
1/31
radial equation H
some nuclear physics

Lecture 5   Lecture 6
HW3 ch9:23 ch10: 2,5,7,9,13 and do
kramer-extra 
HW 2 solutions
rec492-3.pdf
rec492-3-solutions.pdf
4
2/7 some nuclear physics
and 3D Harmonic Oscillator
Lecture 7  Lecture 8 HW4 ch10: 14,15,1718,19
HW 3 solutions
proof of Kramer's relation
rec492-4.pdf
rec492-4-solutions.pdf
5
2/14 perturbation theory
 
  
Lecture 9 non-degenerate perturbation theory
Lecture 10 degenerate perturbation theory
HW5 ch 11:3,4,6,7
HW 4 solutions
rec492-5.pdf
rec492-5-solutions.pdf
6
2/21
Hydrogen atom: fine structure
Exam 1   Tuesday 2/21
Lecture 11  Lecture 12
no recitation

7
2/28 Zeeman effect
hyperfine, Lamb shift
Lecture 13 Zeeman effect


HW 5 solutions
rec492-6.pdf

HW5b ch 11:10,11,12,15 

8
3/7 Identical Particles  Lecture 14 identical particles I
Lecture 15 identical particles II 
Clebsh Gordon table

HW6 ch 12: 2,3,4,5,6
HW6-extra.pdf
rec492-7.pdf

3/14
SPRING BREAK


9
3/21 Helium  Lamb Shift
lecture 16 covalent bond

HW 6 solutions
ec492-8.pdf
HW7 ch 12:10
HW7-extra.pdf
ch13: 2,4,5,7,10,11

10
3/28
Scattering Theory lecture 17 - Scattering I
rec492-9.pdf
11
4/4 Scattering Theory Lecture 18: Scattering II

rec492-10.pdf
HW 7_solutions
12
4/11 Parital Wave Method
  
Lecture 19: Scattering III rec492-11.pdf
HW8 ch14: 3,4,5,10,12,15,17
13
4/18 EM gauge invariance, Ahrnov-Bohm, photons
Exam 2
Lecture 20: gauge   rec492-11a.pdf


14
4/25
time dependent perturbation theory

Lecture 21: photons
Lecture 22: Fermi'sGolden Rule
rec492-12.pdf


15
5/2
spontaneous emission
 What is on the final?
Lecture 23: spontaneous emission


HW 8_solutions
no recitation
16
 5/7 Finals week

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