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CNSE 507 Foundations of Nanotechnology II Quantum 1B
 
Fall 2013


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Instructor:      Dr. Yongqiang (Alex) Xue, Associate Professor of Nanoscience

Office: CESTM B230C    Email: yxue@albany.edu

 

Meeting Time and Location: Friday 3-5 PM, NFS Classroom

Office Hour:  Wednesday 3-4 PM or by email appointment.


Prerequisite: Quantum 1A or equivalent. General knowledge of classical mechanics, calculus, linear algebra and differential equation as in typical underdgraduate physics/chemistry curriculum. 


Course Text:
R. Liboff, Introductory Quantum Mechanics (4th edition, Addison Wesley, 2003).


Homeworks & Grades: Homework is assigned every week and is due the next week (solution will be provided after due date). Homework will be collected by not graded. Final exam will be based on homework assignment. Grade distribution: 100% final exam.

 

Course Website http://www.albany.edu/~yx152122/NNSE507-13.html.
Lecture notes and homework assignmens can be found at the course website. 

 

Weekly Course Materials:

    Date                             Lecture Topic                               Reading Materials                   Homework

10/18

Unbound States; WKB approximation for tunneling Lec-1.pdf

7.5, 7.10

 7.35

10/25


11/01

WKB continued Lec-2.pdf

Finite potential well; Bloch Theorem Lec-3.pdf

Ch. 7.10

Ch. 8.1, 8.2

7.62


8.10

11/08


1-D Periodic Lattice Lec-4.pdf

Ch. 8.2, 8.3

8.16

11/15

Basic properties of angular momentum Lec-5.pdf
Ch.9.1, 9.2

 9.7 (a),(b),(f),(g)

11/22

Orbital angular momentum Lec-6.pdf
Ch.9.3, 10.3

9.16(a), 9.26

12/06


The hydrogen atom  Lec-7.pdf

FINAL EXAM 12/19/2013 1-3PM (NFS Classroom)

Ch. 10.2,10.6

10.24(a),(b), 10.34