
Physics 622
Spring 2013

Course Materials:

Week 0:
1/17
Hydrogen Atom Review
Syllabus
Introductory overheads
(Thursday, January 17, 2013)
Lecture notes
for Thursday, January 17, 2013.
Problem Set 1 (revised,
due Thursday, January 24, 2013)

Week 1:
1/2224
Perturbation Theory (time independent)
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, January 22, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, January 24, 2013
Problem Set 2 (due
Thursday, January 31, 2013)

Week 2:
1/2931 Degenerate
Perturbation Theory (time independent)
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, January 29, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, January 31, 2013

Week 3:
2/57 SpinOrbit
Coupling
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, February 5, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, February 7, 2013

Week 4:
2/1214 Atoms
in External Fields: Zeeman and Stark Effects
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, February 12, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, February 14, 2013
Overheads
for Thursday, February 14, 2013 (Zeeman effect in alkali atoms)
Problem Set 3 (due
Thursday, February 21, 2013)

Week 5:
2/1921 Variational
Method
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, February 19, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, February 21, 2013
Problem Set 4 (due
Thursday, February 28, 2013)

Week 6:
2/2628 Time
Dependent Quantum Systems
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, February 26, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, February 28, 2013
Overheads for
Thursday, February 28, 2013 (Rabi oscillations movie)
Problem Set 5 (due
Thursday, March 12, 2013)
Spring Break for 3/5 and 3/7

Week 7:
3/1214 Timedependent
Perturbation Theory
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, March 12, 2013
Midterm (inclass) on March 14.

Week 8:
3/1921 Discrete
Symmetries
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, March 19, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, March 21, 2013
Problem Set 6 (due
Thursday, March 28, 2013)

Week 9:
3/2628 Time Reversal Symmetry
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, March 26, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, March 28, 2013
Problem Set 7 (due
Thursday, April 4, 2013)

Week 10:
4/24 Lattice Translation Symmetry
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, April 2, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, April 4, 2013

Week 11:
4/911 Identical Particles and MultiParticle Systems
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, April 9, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, April 11, 2013
Problem Set 8 (due
Tuesday, April 16, 2013)

Week 12:
4/1618 Scattering Theory (I)
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Lecture notes
for Thursday, April 18, 2013
Problem Set 9 (due
Friday, April 26, 2013)

Week 13:
4/2325 Scattering Theory (II)
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, April 23, 2013
Lecture notes
for Tuesday, April 25, 2013
The final exam is scheduled for May 6, 2013 for 25pm in Small Hall 233.

