Physics 215
Winter 2014
Introduction to Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
University of California at Santa Cruz
MW 12:30 to 2:15 pm, Interdisciplinary Science Building Room 231
Instructor: Bruce Schumm
Office: 329 Natural Sciences II
Phone: (831) 459-3034
Office Hours:
Tuesday 12:00 - 1:30
Thursday 11:00 - 12:30
And by appointment if necessary
Topics include: vector spaces and mathematical formalism; formal postulates and the wave equation; the Heisenberg Unceertainty Principle, piece-wise potentials; the harmonic oscillator; symmetries and conservation laws; angular momentum and spherically-symmetric potentials; the hydrogen atom; the periodic table; spin and fine structure; the minimal interaction, and the addition of angular momentum.


Homework I

Homework I Solutions

Homework II

Homework II Solutions

Homework III

Homework III Solutions

Homework IV

Homework IV Solutions

Homework V

Homework V Solutions

Homework VI

Homework VI Solutions

Homework VII

Homework VII Solutions

Uncertainty Principle Plots

Some addition of angular momentum diagrams