Study Materials

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For further study, student received two sets of exercises on quantum mechanics, the 2007 midterm for 3.23, and all the corresponding solutions.

QM exercises 1 (PDF), solutions (PDF)

QM exercises 2 (PDF), solutions (PDF)

Midterm (PDF), solutions (PDF)


The following chapters were given as background on matrix math, quantum mechanics, and other topics.

Amazon logo Engel, Thomas, and Philip Reid. "The Schrodinger Equation," "Math Supplement." Chapter 13 and Appendix A in Physical Chemistry. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2009. ISBN: 9780321615053.

Amazon logo Mortimer, Robert G. "Some Useful Mathematics." Appendix B in Physical Chemistry. San Diego, CA: Academic Press, 2008. ISBN: 9780123706171.

Amazon logo Ashcroft, Neil W., and N. David Mermin. "The Tight-Binding Method," "Homogeneous Semiconductors," "Heterogeneous Semiconductors." Chapters 10, 28, and 29 in Solid State Physics. Belmont, CA: Brooks/Cole, 1976. ISBN: 9780030839931.