When and where: MWF 910, 329 LeConte.
Instructor: Assistant Professor D. Budker. Office: 219 Birge, Labs: B217, 217, 221, 230 Birge, tel. 6431829, email: budker@socrates.Berkeley.edu, research group web page: http://socrates.berkeley.edu/~budker/
Office hour: Tu, 12PM, 219 Birge
Teaching Assistant: Uday Varadarajan. Office: 279 LeConte, tel. 6425647 (office), 6660728 (home), email: udayv@socrates.berkeley.edu
Office hours: Tu, Th 11AM12PM, and Fr 12PM.
Discussion Section: 101 Tuesday, 56 pm 329 LeConte
Required text:
Griffiths, David J. Introduction to quantum mechanics. Englewood Cliffs, N.J. : Prentice Hall, 1995. QC174.12 .G75
Additional references:
History of QM
1. Segrè, Emilio. From xrays to quarks : modern physicists and their discoveries. W. H. Freeman, 1980. QC7 .S4413
2. RyutovaKemoklidze, Margarita. The quantum generation: highlights and tragedies of the golden age of physics. New York : Springer, 1995. QC7 .R9613
Mathematics
1. Byron, Frederick W. and Fuller, Robert W. Mathematics of classical and quantum physics, QC20 .B9
Atomic physics
1. Bransden, B. H. and Joachain, C. J. Physics of Atoms and Molecules. Longman, 1988.
Advanced textbooks
1. Landau, L. D., and Lifshitz, E. M. Quantum mechanics : nonrelativistic theory. Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1977. QC174.12 .L35131
2. Davydov, A. S. Quantum mechanics. 2d ed. Oxford ; New York : Pergamon Press, 1976. QC3 .I625 v.1 1976
3. Migdal, A. B. Qualitative methods in quantum theory. AddisonWesley Publishing Co., The Advanced Book Program, 1989. QC174.12 .M53131
4. Edmonds, A. R. Angular momentum in quantum mechanics. Princeton University Press, 1974. QC174.1 .E3 1974
5. Bethe, H. A. and Salpeter, E. A . Quantum Mechanics of One and Twoelectron Atoms. Plenum 1977. QC 174.17.P7 B471 Reserve
Other books really worth reading
1. Feynman, R. P., Leighton, R. B., and Sands, M. The Feynman lectures on physics, v. 3, AddisonWesley, Reading, Mass., UCB Physics QC22 .F47
Find out about the 2000 Nobel Prizes in Physics
Do not miss the lectures by Prof. William Phillips (1997 Nobel Prize winner for laser trapping and cooling)
Midterm #1: problems and solutions
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Midterm #2: review problems and solutions
Midterm #2: problems and solutions
Midterm # 2: Uday's review notes
Final: Uday's review notes
Final: Uday's review problems
Final: review_notes II and solutions to review problems
Physics 290 F "Atomic" Seminar
LBNL Nuclear Science Division Colloquia
Physics Department Colloquia, Seminars, and Special Events
Lecture Notes, Electronic Tutorials
Mathematica^{TM} notebook: Particle in an infinite square well Download MathReader from
An HTML version of the above
Mathematica^{TM} notebook: Twolevel quantum mechanical system with periodic perturbation  elementary tutorial
Useful Links, Web Resources
Physics124: Introductory Nuclear Physics
Physics 250: Selected hot, cool, and ultracold topics in modern atomic physics
LBNL Table of Isotopes and related links
Glossary of Nuclear Terms
Web Elements Periodic Table
Nuclear Science Division, LBNL
Particle Data Group (PDG)
Coefficients
Radioactivity and radiation protection (from PDG)
Some web pages on phase and group velocities (found by Schuyler Kain):
Group Velocity and Phase Velocity
Dispersion
Some links that may help you with
Spherical Bessel functions
Neutrino oscillations: links galore
Los Alamos Science: look for special issue  "Celebrating the Neutrino"
Homework
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