Week  Topic  Reading Assignment  Video Lectures  PDF Lectures  Homework  Group Problems 

1: AUG 22  26 
Overview of Relativity  Harris: §1, 2.1, 2.2 Harris: Appendix A Hogg: §1.1  1.4 
Lect. 1 Lect. 2 Lect. 3 
Lect. 1 Lect. 2 Lect. 3 
HW1 HW1 Sols. 
GP1 Sols. GP2 Sols. GP3 Sols. 
2: AUG 30  SEP 2 
Special Relativity  Hogg: §2.1  2.5 Hogg: §3.1  3.6 
Lect. 4 Lect. 5 Lect. 6 
Lect. 4 Lect. 5 Lect. 6 
HW2 HW2 Sols. 
GP4 Sols. GP5 Sols. GP6 Sols. 
SEP 5  Labor Day Holiday  No Class  
3: SEP 6  9 
Lorentz Transformation  Hogg: §4.1  4.5 Harris: §2.4 
Lect. 7 Lect. 8 
Lect. 7 Lect. 8 
HW3 HW3 Sols. 
GP7 Sols. GP8 Sols. 
4: SEP 12  16 
Relativistic Mechanics  Hogg: §6.1  6.9 Harris: §2.7 
Lect. 9 Lect. 10 Lect. 11 
Lect. 9 Lect. 10 Lect. 11 
HW4 HW4 Sols. 
GP9 Sols. GP10 Sols. GP11 Sols. 
5: SEP 19  23 
Quantization of Light, Part I  Harris: §3.1, 3.4 
Lect. 12 Lect. 13 
Lect. 12 Lect. 13 
GP12 Sols. GP13 Sols. 

SEP 27  Midterm Exam #1 (Tuesday)  Exam 1 Solutions  
6: SEP 26  30 
Quantization of Light, Part II  Harris: §3.1, 3.2, 3.6 
Lect. 14 Lect. 15 Lect. 16 
Lect. 14 Lect. 15 Lect. 16 
HW5 HW5 Sols. 
GP14 Sols. GP15 Sols. GP16 Sols. 
7: OCT 3  7 
Wavelike Behavior of Matter  Harris: §4.1, 4.2, 4.4, 4.7 
Lect. 17 Lect. 18 Lect. 19 
Lect. 17 Lect. 18 Lect. 19 
HW6 HW6 Sols. 
GP17 Sols. GP18 Sols. GP19 Sols. 
OCT 10  14  Fall Break  No Class  
8: OCT 17  21 
Introduction to Atomic Structure 
Harris: §4.6 
Lect. 20 Lect. 21 Lect. 22 
Lect. 20 Lect. 21 Lect. 22 
HW7 HW7 Sols. 
GP20 Sols. GP21 Sols. GP22 Sols. 
9: OCT 24  28 
The Schrödinger Equation  Harris: §4.3, 5.1  5.3 
Lect. 23 Lect. 24 Lect. 25 
Lect. 23 Lect. 24 Lect. 25 
HW8 HW8 Sols. 
Schrödinger Recipe GP23 Sols. GP24 Sols. GP25 Sols. 
10: OCT 31  NOV 4 
Bound States  Harris: §5.5  5.8 
Lect. 26 Lect. 27 Lect. 28 
Lect. 26 Lect. 27 Lect. 28 
HW9 HW9 Sols. 
GP26 Sols. GP27 Sols. GP28 Sols. 
11: NOV 7  11 
Unbound States  Harris: §6.1, 6.2 
Lect. 29 Lect. 30 
Lect. 29 Lect. 30 
HW10 HW10 Sols. 
GP29 Sols. GP30 Sols. 
NOV 15  Midterm Exam #2 (Tuesday)  Exam 2 Solutions  
12: NOV 14  18 
3D Schrödinger Equation  Angular Wavefunctions  Harris: §7.1, 7.2, 7.4, 7.5 
Lect. 31 Lect. 32 Lect. 33 
Lect. 31 Lect. 32 Lect. 33 
GP31 Sols. GP32 Sols. GP33 Sols. 

13: NOV 21  23 
H atom: Radial Wavefunctions and Transitions  Harris: §7.3, 7.6, 7.7, 7.10 
Lect. 34 Lect. 35 
Lect. 34 Lect. 35 
HW11 HW11 Sols. 
GP34 Sols. GP35 Sols. 
NOV 25  Thanksgiving Holiday  No Class  
14: NOV 28  DEC 2 
Perturbation Theory; Spin; Exclusion Principle  Harris: §8.1  8.3  Lect. 36  Lect. 36 Lect. 37 Lect. 38 
HW12 HW12 Sols. 
GP36 Sols. 
15: DEC 5  9 
Multielectron Atoms and the Periodic Table  Harris: §8.4  Lect. 39  
DEC 14  FINAL EXAM (Wednesday)  Final Exam Solutions 