Phys 521  Quantum Mechanics I Fall 2011 
A pdf document describes the objectives, content, pedagogy, methods of evaluation, and policies of this course. You should read this document carefully at the beginning of the course and consult it whenever you have questions about how the course is administered.
The course syllabus provides a complete schedule and is also your gateway to all the material for the course: lecture notes, special handouts, homework assignments, challenge problems, exams, and solution sets, all which are available as pdf files linked to the syllabus. 

Basic information  
Instructor 
Professor Carlton M. Caves
Office: P&A 28 Office phone: 2771850 Cell phone: 3508963 Email: caves@info.phys.unm.edu 
Lectures 
TTh 9:3010:50 am
P&A 184 Call number: 33783 
Problem session 
Th 7:009:00 pm, P&A 184
Phys 551.056 (Call number 40001) You must register for 1 credit hour in the problem session. 
Office hours  Th 11:00 am3:00 pm 
Textbook  Quantum Mechanics, Vol. I, by C. CohenTannoudji, B. Diu, and F. Laloe (CTI) 
Exams  Four takehome midterm exams scattered through the semester 
Grading 
Homework 36%
Four Midterm Exams 64% (each 16%) 
Teaching Assistant 
Matthew Chase
Email: mchase@unm.edu Office hours: TBA 
The following textbooks additional perspective on the material we are covering. They are on reserve in the main office for use in the building or overnight.
Lectures on Quantum Mechanics, by G. Baym (B) Quantum Mechanics, 3rd Ed., by E. Merzbacher (Mer) Quantum Mechanics, Vols. I and II, by A. Messiah (MesI and MesII) Principles of Quantum Mechanics, by R. Shankar (Sh) 