Class meeting date

Lecture subject

Recommended reading

January 16

Thermal radiation
and Planck’s postulate

Chapter 1

January 21

Photons  Particlelike
properties of radiation

Chapter 2

January 23

Photons  Particlelike
properties of radiation

Chapter 2

January 28

The Broglie’s
postulate  wavelike properties of particles

Chapter 3

January 30

Bohr’s model of the atom

Chapter 4

February 4 
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February 6

Bohr’s model of the atom

Chapter 4

February 11 
Schroedinger’s theory of quantum mechanics 
Chapter 5

February 13

Schroedinger’s theory of quantum mechanics

Chapter 5

February 18

Midterm Exam # 1

Chapters 1  4

February 18

Solutions of timeindependent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

February 20

Solutions of timeindependent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

February 25

Solutions of
timeindependent Schroedinger equations

Chapter 6

February 27

Oneelectron atoms

Chapter 7

March 3

Oneelectron atoms

Chapter 7

March 5

Magnetic dipole moment, spin, and transition rates

Chapter 8

March 24

Magnetic dipole
moment, spin, and transition rates

Chapter 8

March 26

Multielectron atoms  ground state and Xray excitation

Chapter 9

March 31

Midterm Exam # 2

Chapters 5  8

March 31

Multielectron atoms  ground state and Xray excitation

Chapter 9

April 2

Multielectron
atoms  optical excitations

Chapter 10

April 7

Multielectron
atoms  optical excitations

Chapter 10

April 9

Quantum statistics 
Chapter 11

April 14


Chapter 11

April 16

Nuclear decay and nuclear reactions

Chapter 16

April 21

Midterm Exam # 3

Chapters 9  11

April 21

Nuclear decay and nuclear reactions

Chapter 16

April 23

Introduction to elementary particles

Chapter 17

April 28

Introduction
to elementary particles

Chapter 17

April 30

More elementary particles

Chapter 18

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More elementary particles

Chapter 18

May 6

Final Exam, 7.15 pm

Chapters 1  11, 17  18

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