Engineering Quantum Mechanics I
Location and Time: Engineering II, Room
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- Office Hours: TBA. Location: Bldg. 503 (Eng. II), Conference Room
- Textbook: Herbert
Kroemer, Quantum Mechanics for Engineering, Materials Science, and Applied
Physics (Prentice Hall). ISBN 0137470983.
· D.J. Griffiths,
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, 2nd Edition, Pearson/Prentice Hall, 2005.
· P.W. Atkins and R.S. Friedman, Molecular Quantum
University Press (2000).
Particularly good for Chemistry background.
Schrödinger Equation K Ch. 1
Bound states, Harmonic
Hydrogen atom K.
Uncertainty relations K.
Scattering by simple barriers K. Ch. 5
Expectation values and operators K. Ch. 7
Beyond Hermitian operators K. Ch. 9
Variational principle K
Eigenfunction expansions K.
Perturbation theory I K.
Perturbation theory II K.
o An undergraduate-level class in
Quantum Mechanics is a prerequisite.
o Textbook Errata posted here.
o Additional Errata:
the last paragraph on p. 90, “left” and right” should be interchanged. Also in Fig 2.6-4, p. 91, PR and PL should be interchanged.
Ø Chapter 3, p. 100: sentence before Eq.
(3.1-27): to obtain the Cartesian form of the function Y10;
also: Eq. (3.1-28): …(-/+ Px
– i Py)
Ø p. 110, 4th paragraph: “the
muonium atom, in which the electron has been replaced by a much heavier muon”
with “the muonium atom, in which the proton has been replaced by a much lighter
muon (1/9th of the proton mass)”
Ø p. 133, Eq. (4.4-3): replace
derivative with respect to t with
derivative with respect to x. Also, in the next line, invoke Eq. (4.1-5)
Ø p. 311, Eq. (13.3-8): delete |Y>
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