Here is a list of topics and problems assigned from Griffiths unless otherwise noted.
Date | Text | Topic | Problems assigned | |
11/14 | Ch 4, 6 | Exam 2 | ||
11/7 | Ch 4, 6 | Review, Cover Sheet for Exam 2 | ||
11/9 | 6.3 | Feynman Rules for a Toy Theory | Ch 6: 11-13 | |
11/7 | 6.2 | Two body scattering | Ch 6: 5, 7, 8, 9 | |
11/4 | 6.2 | The Golden Rule for Scattering | ||
11/2 | 6.2 | The Golden Rule for Decays | ||
10/31 | App A | Dirac Delta Fn and Heaviside Step Fn | App A: 1, 3, 6, 7 | |
10/28 | 6.1 | cross sections | ||
10/26 | 6.1 | Decay rates | ||
10/24 | ||||
10/19 | 4.3-4 | Isospin and Parity | Ch 4: 18, 24, 33, 37a | |
10/17 | 4.2 | Spin | Finish today's worksheet | |
10/14 | 4.2.1 | Addition of Ang Momenta | Ch 4: 10, 11, 12, 14 | |
10/12 | 4.2 | Raising and lowering ops, eigenvalues of $\hat L^2$ and $\hat L_z$ | In class, we did the raising operator, repeat our derivation for the lowering operator | |
10/10 | 4.1 | Symmetries | Ch 4: 3 | |
10/7 | 4.1 | Matrix Review | ||
10/5 | 4.1 | Rotations and angular momentum | ||
10/3 | 4.1 | Matrix Review | ||
9/30 | Ch 1-3 | Discussed Exam 1 | ||
9/28 | Ch 1-3 | Exam 1 | ||
9/26 | Ch 1-3 | Review | ||
9/23 | Relativistic energy and collisions | Finish the worksheet, research your topic | Ch 3: 15, 16 | |
9/21 | 3.3-4 | Relativistic E and p | Ch 3: 13, 14, 17 | |
9/19 | 3.3 | Relativistic velocity | Finish the worksheet, research your topic | |
9/16 | 3.2 | 4-vectors | ||
9/14 | 3.1 | Special Relativity Review Problems | ||
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8/29 | Intro | Introduction |