Study Materials

For further study, student received two sets of exercises on quantum mechanics, the 2007 midterm for 3.23, and all the corresponding solutions.

QM exercises 1 (PDF), solutions (PDF)

QM exercises 2 (PDF), solutions (PDF)

Midterm (PDF), solutions (PDF)


The following chapters were given as background on matrix math, quantum mechanics, and other topics.

Buy at Amazon Engel, Thomas, and Philip Reid. "The Schrodinger Equation," "Math Supplement." Chapter 13 and Appendix A in Physical Chemistry. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2009. ISBN: 9780321615053.

Buy at Amazon Mortimer, Robert G. "Some Useful Mathematics." Appendix B in Physical Chemistry. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780123706171.

Buy at Amazon Ashcroft, Neil W., and N. David Mermin. "The Tight-Binding Method," "Homogeneous Semiconductors," "Heterogeneous Semiconductors." Chapters 10, 28, and 29 in Solid State Physics. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 1976. ISBN: 9780030839931.