Physics 661  Quantum Mechanics II  Spring 2009
Class meetings: 12:301:45 on Monday and Wednesday, Faraday West 227.
Instructor:
Professor S. Martin
Office: Faraday West 214
Phone: (815) 7536467
email: spmartin@niu.edu
Office hours: M,T,W 10:00 to 11:30 (or whenever you can find me).
Required Textbook: "Modern Quantum Mechanics" by J.J. Sakurai
Recommended Textbooks: "Lectures on Quantum Mechanics" by Gordon Baym and "Principles of Quantum Mechanics" by R. Shankar
Grading: weighted according to 40% Homework, 25% Midterm, 35% Final.
Midterm Exam: 12:301:45, Wednesday, March 4, 2009.
Final Exam: 12:002:00, Monday, May 4, 2009.
Catalog Description: Identical particles, exclusion principle and exchange effects; interaction of electromagnetic radiation with matter; introduction to scattering theory, partial wave analysis, and Born approximation; simple manybody theory in the HartreeFock framework. PRQ: PHYS 660 or consent of department.
Lecture
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Corrections to lectures and homework problems so far. (Last updated May 1, 2009.) 
Homework #1
(due Wed., Jan. 21)
Homework #2 (due Wed., Jan. 28) Homework #3 (due Wed., Feb. 4) Homework #4 (due Wed., Feb. 11) Homework #5 (due Wed., Feb. 25) Rules for midterm exam. (to be held on Wed., March 5, 2009) Homework #6 (due Wed., March 25) Homework #7 (due Mon., April 6) Homework #8 (due Mon., April 13) Homework #9 (due Wed., April 22) Homework #10 (due Wed., April 29) Rules for final exam. (to be held 12:00  2:00, Monday, May 4, 2009)
