Quantum Mechanics I (2020 semester 2)


Prof. Matthew Luzum

TA ("monitor"):  Davi Bastos Costa <davi.costa@usp.br>

Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm

Typically, lectures will be Mondays and Thursdays.    

Wednesdays will be for discussing the homework problems.

Lecture room:  2024 (212-C)

Virtual lecture room:  293-939-199

Link:  https://zoom.us/j/293939199 

Password:  500028

Advice for lectures:

You can discuss the course in the Slack channel or the WhatsApp group.  


Please send your completed homework as one file to Davi (davi.costa@usp.br) before 23:59 on the due date.  Please use your name as the filename.  For example:   MatthewLuzumHW1.pdf

Update:  Please upload your homework to the Moodle page for the course.

You can complete the homework problems on ordinary paper, and then digitize them with a scanner or camera.   Please use a scanning app such as Adobe Scan, Tiny

Scanner, Camscanner, or something similar, to produce a single clean document.  If you have no camera or no way to digitize a document, please tell me as soon as possible.


Lectures are scheduled for Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 2:00-4:00 pm.  Normally, Wednesdays will be used for problem solving sessions.


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Grades will be based on homework (10%, depending on assignment of a monitor for the course) and the best 2 out of 3 exams (45% each).  

The two midterm exams will cover ~50% of the material, and the final exam will review the entire semester. The lowest score of the three exams will be dropped, and the remaining 2 scores will determine 90% of your final grade.


Tentative list of topics:

Lecture Notes