Week  Ch  Session  Notes 
HWork 
1/11  0  Review Waves & Mechanics 
Double
Slit 
hw1 
1/18  1  Wave and Particle Duality 
Photoelectric Effect
PhET 
hw2p 
1/25  1  Wave and Particle Duality 
Planck's assumptions
 
 
Bohr Model 
Bragg Scattering
Braggs
Legacy

hw3 
 
DavissonGermer Experiment

Crystallography


2/1  2  Schroedinger Wave Equation 
Finite 1D Well 
hw4 
 
Brief History of QM (I)

Harmonic Oscillator  
2/8  3  Operators and Waves 
Imaging Atoms 
hw5 
 
Potential Barriers
and Steps

Quantum Tunneling (PhET)  
2/15  3/4  Schroedinger Eq. in 3D 
Hydrogen Atom
Stellar Atmospheres 

 
H Radial Functions 
Spherical Harmonics 
hw6p 
2/22  4  Hydrogen Atom 
 Exam 1 
2/29  
Spring Break  NOVA:

Quantum Theory  Documentary 

3/07  4 
HAtom: Fine Structure, Zeeman Effect 
Hydrogen Wave Functions  hw7

3/14  5 
Electron Spin 
ManyElectron Atoms ,
Atomic States 
hw8 
3/21  6 
XRays ,
Xray Astronomy 
Lasers,
How Lasers work,
Simulation 
hw9p 
3/28  11 
Michaelson Morley
Experiment
SpaceTime 
Simple Relativity,
Einstein Documentary 
hw10 
4/4  12 
MIT GameLab: Slower Speed of Light 
YT Playthrough
 hw11 
4/11  14 
Some Nuclear Units
Chart of Nuclides
BetheWeizsäcker mass formula 
Nuclear Chart today,
Marie Curie 
hw12 
4/18  14 
Nuclear Force, Fission,
Fusion
History of Nuclear Fission,
CERN: cloud chamber,
Symmetry Magazin: Build your own,
video

Island of Stability in
Nuclear
Physics
KATRIN Experiment,
Majorana
Project
FRIB at MSU


4/29   Final Exam 
13 pm 
Rm 035 