University of California, Santa Barbara
of Creative Studies - Physics


Quantum Physics

PHYS CS 36 – Spring 2008

Instructors: Dr. Ilan Ben-Yaacov, Dr. Sathya Guruswamy



*    4/01/08: Welcome to your 6th quarter of CCS Physics!



Syllabus (click here for syllabus in .pdf format)



Time:                       Tues/Thurs 3:30 - 4:50 p.m.

Place:                      PHELPS 1445

Instructor:              Dr. Ilan Ben-Yaacov, ESB Room 2213, ext 5295, ilan@engineering.ucsb.edu

Office Hours:         Tuesday 1:15-3:15pm in ESB 2213



Problem Sessions:

Time / Place:          Thurs 11:00am - 12:50pm, PHELPS 1448

                                  Thurs 1:00 - 2:50pm, PHELPS 1448

Instructor:              Sathya Guruswamy, sathya.guruswamy@ccs.ucsb.edu

Office Hours:         Wednesday 10:30am - 12:30pm in Bldg 322 room 1005



Teaching Assistant:    Justin Lowrey, justin@lowreys.net

TA office hours:           Wed 1:00-3:00pm in CCS Building


Grader:                          Ryan Hazelton, rhazelton@umail.ucsb.edu

Grader office hours:   Wed 6:00-8:00pm in CCS Building


Required Texts:    Modern Physics, 2nd edition, by Ohanian, 1995, ISBN 0-13-124439-6


Homework Assignments


Homework 1


Homework 2


Homework 3


Homework 4


Homework 5


Homework 6


Homework 7


Homework 8


Homework 9






Hydrogen Atom:


Wavefunctions of the Hydrogen Atom




Vector Calculus:


Table of div, grad, curl


Visualizing div and curl


Quantum Mechanics:


Blackbody Spectrum


Photoelectric Effect


Young’s Slits



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