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: 277-1850
Cell phone: 350-8963
Lectures TTh 9:30-10:50 am
P&A 184
Call number: 33783
Problem session Th 7:00-9:00 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 am-3:00 pm
Textbook Quantum Mechanics, Vol. I, by C. Cohen-Tannoudji, B. Diu, and F. Laloe (CT-I)
Exams Four take-home midterm exams scattered through the semester
Grading Homework 36%
Four Midterm Exams 64% (each 16%)
Teaching Assistant Matthew Chase
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 (Mes-I and Mes-II)
Principles of Quantum Mechanics, by R. Shankar (Sh)