SES # | TOPICS | READING ASSIGNMENTS |
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L1 | Introduction to Superposition |
[E&R] Chapter 1: Sec. 6 and 7; Chapter 2: Sec. 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5; Chapter 3: all. [Li.] Chapter 1: all; Chapter 2: Sec. 3, 5, and 6. [Ga.] Chapter 1: Sec. 2, 3, and 4. [Sh.] Chapters 3 and 1. |

L2 | Experimental Facts of Life | |

L3 | The Wave Function | |

L4 | Expectations, Momentum, and Uncertainty |
[E&R] Chapter 3: all; Chapter 5: Sec. 1, 3, 4, and 6. [Li.] Chapter 2: Sec. 5–8; Chapter 3: Sec. 1–3. [Ga.] Chapter 2: all except 4. [Sh.] Chapters 3 and 4. |

L5 | Operators and the Schrödinger Equation | |

L6 | Time Evolution and the Schrödinger Equation |
[E&R] Chapter 5: all [Li.] Chapter 3: Sec. 1–3; Chapter 5: Sec. 2–4. [Ga.] Chapter 2: all; Chapter 3: Sec. 2. [Sh.] Chapters 1 and 4. |

L7 | More on Energy Eigenstates |
[E&R] Chapter 5: all, Chapter 6: Sec. 1, 2, and 8. [Li.] Chapter 3: all; Chapter 4: Sec. 1; Chapter 5: Sec. 1; Chapter 6: all. [Ga.] Chapter 2: Sec. 4; Chapter 3: all. [Sh.] Chapter 4: all; Chapter 5: Sec. 1 and 2. |

L8 | Quantum Harmonic Oscillator | |

L9 | Operator Methods for the Harmonic Oscillator |
[E&R] Chapter 6: Sec. 9, App. I. [Li.] Chapter 7: Sec. 1 and 4. [Ga.] Chapter 4: Sec. 7; Chapter 6: Sec. 1 and 2. [Sh.] Chapter 6: all; Chapter 7: all. |

L10 | Clicker Bonanza and Dirac Notation | |

E1 | Exam 1 | |

L11 | Dispersion of the Gaussian and the Finite Well |
[E&R] Chapter 6: all; App. G, H. [Li.] Chapter 7: Sec. 1–9; Chapter 8: Sec. 1. [Ga.] Chapter 4: all; Chapter 5: all; Chapter 6: Sec. 1 and 2. [Sh.] Chapter 5: all; Chapter 7: all. |

L12 | The Dirac Well and Scattering off the Finite Step | |

L13 | More on Scattering | |

L14 | Resonance and the S-Matrix |
[E&R] Chapter 6: all. [Li.] Chapter 7: Sec. 1–9; Chapter 8: Sec. 1. [Ga.] Chapter 4: all; Chapter 6: all; Chapter 19: Sec. 2. [Sh.] Chapter 1: 6; Chapter 5: all; Chapter 11: all; Chapter 19: Sec. 2. |

L15 | Eigenstates of the Angular Momentum Part 1 | |

L16 | Eigenstates of the Angular Momentum Part 2 |
[E&R] Chapter 7: all, App. M, N. [Li.] Chapter 8: Sec. 6; Chapter 9: Sec. 1, 2, and 3; Chapter 10: Sec. 1, 2, and 3. [Ga.] Chapter 7: all; Chapter 8: Sec. 1, 4, and 5. [Sh.] Chapter 12: all. |

E2 | Exam 2 | |

L17 | More on Central Potentials |
[E&R] Chapter 7: all; App. M, N. [Li.] Chapter 8: Sec. 2 and 3; Chapter 10: all. [Ga.] Chapter 4: Sec. c; Chapter 8: all. [Sh.] Chapter 13: all. |

L18 | "Hydrogen" and its Discontents | |

L19 | Identical Particles | |

L20 | Periodic Lattices Part 1 | |

L21 | Periodic Lattices Part 2 |
[E&R] Chapter 13: Sec. 1–7. [Li.] Chapter 8: Sec. 1–4. [Ga.] Chapter 4: supplements; Chapter 13: all. [Sh.] see Liboff |

L22 | Metals, Insulators, and Semiconductors | |

L23 | More on Spin | <No readings for this session.> |

L24 | Entanglement: QComputing, EPR, and Bell's Theorem | <No readings for this session.> |

E3 | Final Exam |