Bilkent University     Department of Physics


Semester:Spring 2007
Instructor: Cemal Yalabik
Office: Room SA-228
Office Hours: wednesday12:40 - 13:30 Room SA-228
All other times (if available -
call 1316 to check)  
Room EA-G11
Assistant: Haldun Sevincli Office: SA-207
Homework: Policy Assignments
Exams & Grading: (You can prepare notes on a single sheet of paper to bring to the exam.)
First Exam 25% Mar. 6, 10:40 B-205
Second Exam 25% Apr. 17, 10:40 B-205
Final Exam 35% May 21, 15:30 SA-Z18
Course Schedule:
Tuesday 10:40 - 12:30Room SA-Z19
Thursday 11:40 - 12:30Room SA-Z19
Thursday 10:40 - 11:30Room SA-Z19
Introduction to Quantum Mechanics by Griffiths

Homework for this week: There will be weekly homework assignments in this course. Homework is due on the Tuesday of the following week at 10:45, in class, before class starts.

You can view your grades through the Student BAIS system. You are also encouraged to discuss course related matters in the "student-forum" for this course at the same address.

Review of Angular Momentum and Spin, The Stern-Gerlach experiment Addition of Angular Momenta, Clebsch-Gordan ceofficients Identical Particles, the Exchange Effect Free-electron gas, statistical properties Introductory Quantum Statistical Mechanics, the distributions Review and First Exam Time Independent Perturbation Theory Degenerate Perturbation Theory Applications of Perturbation Theory More applications Mid-semester Break Review and Second Exam
Week Subject Exam #1 #2 The Variational Principle and Applications The WKB method and Applications More Applications