Week 
Lect 
Date 
Topics 
Reading+Homework 
1 
14 
April 15 
EnergyShift and Decay Width
Identical Particles : Fermions and Bosons
Slater Determinant
Energy of Ground state of Helium

Read : 5.8, 6.16.4 (Sakurai)
Assign 1 : due next Friday

2 
58 
April 812 
Excited states of Helium
Screening, variational approach
ThomasFermi equation
Fermilevels
Intro to Scattering

Read : 6.4 (Sakurai)
Assign 2 : due next Friday

3 
912 
April 1519 
LippmannSchwinger Equation
Born Approximation
Higher order terms
The Toperator
Optical Theorem

Read : 7.1, 7.2, 7.3 (Sakurai)
Assign 3 : due next Friday

4 
1316 
April 2226 
Partial Waves
Hard Sphere Scattering
Finite SquareWell Scattering

Read : 7.5, 7.6, 7.7 (Sakurai)
Assign 4 : due next Friday

5 
1720 
April 29 May 3 
RamsauerTownsend Effect
Effective Range Theory, lowlying bound states
Resonances
Dispersion Relations
Coulomb Scattering
Scattering of Identical Particles

Read : 7.7 7.10 (Sakurai)

6 
2124 
May 610
Wednesday May 8 = Midterm 
Inelastic Scattering
electronatom scattering

Assign 5 : due next Friday

7 
2526 
May 1317 
neutronproton scattering
neutron H2 scattering
Timereversal invariance
AntiUnitary Operators

Read : 4.4 (Sakurai)
Assign 6 : due next Friday

8 
2729 
May 2024 
TimeReversal for integer and halfinteger systems
Implications for Electric Dipole Moments
KleinGordan Equation

Assign 7 : due next Friday

9 
3033 
May 2731 
Monday May 27 = holiday
Dirac Equation, Gammamatrices
Klein Paradox

Assign 8 : due next Friday

10 
3436 
June 37 
Covariance of Dirac Equation
Spin Operator
NonRelativistic Reduction
AntiParticles
Fields and Causality


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Finals Week : June 1014
Final Exam
8:3010:20 a.m Monday, June 10


