Lec #  TOPICS  KEY DATES 

14 
Experimental Evidence for Quantum Mechanics Polarization of Light Single Molecule Fluorescence 

57 
The Machinery of Quantum Mechanics Hilbert Space State Vectors BraKet Operators and Eigenvalues 

812 
Exactly Solvable Problems Operators and States in Real Space Harmonic Oscillator Position Representation and Wave Mechanics Piecewise Constant Potentials 
Problem set 1 due after Lec #8 Problem set 2 due after Lec #11 
1315 
Matrix Mechanics Vector Representation of States Matrices as Operators Interesting Matrix Properties Discrete Variable Representation Variational Method 
Problem set 3 due after Lec #14 Problem set 4 due after Lec #17 
1618 
Time Dependence Energy Eigenstates and Stationary States The Propagator Time Dependence of Average Values Matrix Representations of the Propagator Example: Inversion of the Ammonia Molecule 
Midterm exam handed out after Lec #18 
1920 
Angular Momentum Rotations Commutation Relations Eigenstates 

2122 
Central Potentials Spherical Polar Coordinates Orbital Angular Momentum Operators Spherical Harmonics The Radial Equation Hydrogenlike Atoms Electron Spin 
Midterm exam due after Lec #21 
2324 
Addition of Angular Momenta Coupled and Uncoupled Bases Recursion Relations The Triangle Rule 

25 
WignerEckart Theorem Spherical Tensors 

2628  Perturbation Theory  Problem set 5 due after Lec #27 
2931 
Identical Particles The Product Basis Symmetry Under Exchange Two Electron Atoms HartreeFock Perturbation Theory Configuration Interaction 
Problem set 5 due after Lec #31 
3234 
The BornOppenheimer Approximation The Adiabatic Approximation The Coupled Channel Hamiltonian NonAdiabatic Effects Diabatic States Electron Transfer 

3538 
The Hydrogen Molecule Minimal Atomic Orbital Basis Molecular Orbital Picture Valence Bond Picture 
Problem set 7 due after Lec #35 Final exam after Lec #38 
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