Phys 522  Quantum Mechanics II Spring 2010 
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: 2778674 Cell phone: 3508963 Email: caves@info.phys.unm.edu 
Lectures 
TTh 9:3010:50 am
P&A 184 Call number: 27010 
Problem session 
Th, 7:009:00 pm, P&A 184
Phys 551.057 (Call number 16820) You must register for 1 credit hour in the problem session. 
Office hours  T 11:00 am3:00 pm 
Textbook  Quantum Mechanics, Vol. II, by C. CohenTannoudji, B. Diu, and F. Laloe (CTII) 
Exams  Four takehome midterm exams scattered through the semester 
Grading 
Homework 35%
Exams 65% (counting 20%, 20%, 12.5%, and 12.5%) 
Teaching Assistant 
Xuefeng Zhang
Email: zxf@unm.edu Office hours: W 12 noon2:00 pm, Room 38 
The following textbooks provide review and additional perspective on the material we are covering. They are on reserve in the main office for use in the building or overnight.
Quantum Mechanics, Vol. I, by C. CohenTannoudji, B. Diu, and F. Laloe (CTI) Principles of Quantum Mechanics, by R. Shankar (Sh) 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) Modern Quantum Mechanics, Revised Ed., by J. Sakurai (Sa) 