Syllabus for Physics 721 Quantum Theory I
T Th 4 - 5:15, BPB 250
Instructor Dr. Zygelman BPB 227, Phone ext 5-1321
Office Hours TuTh BPB 227, 3:00-4:00 PM
Text: Modern Quantum Mechanics, J. J. Sakurai J. Napolitano , Addison-Wesley
Course Outcomes/Rubic: Two in-class exams 30%, Final Exam 40%.
Homework assignments will be graded on a pass/fail basis.
Collaboration will be allowed, but submitted assignments cannot not be
duplicated. An overall fail grade on HW can result in a whole grade demotion
(e.g. a B exam average will result in an overall C grade). Submitted
handwritten assignement will not be accepted and
the due dates will be strictly enforced.
Textbook Chapters 1-4 and online class notes.
Assignments and due dates will be posted in class and on the Web campus
Exam dates will be announced in class.
Quantum Mechanics: A Modern Development, Leslie E. Ballantine, World
Quantum Mechanics, Fundamentals, 2th Edition, K. Gottfried and T.
M. Yan, Springer
Quantum Mechanics, L. Schiff, 3rd ed. McGraw-Hill
The Principles of Quantum Mechanics, P. A. M. Dirac, 4th ed. Oxford Science
Quantum Theory, D. Bohm, Prentice-Hall
Quantum Computation and Quantum Information, M. A. Nielsen and I. L. Chuang
Cambridge University Press
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