Week 18 Schedule, Reading, and Problem Sets

Please note that this is highly non-standard week. Look carefully over the Class Schedule.

Class Schedule: All Class Meetings this week in the Cave

  • Sun. Feb. 24 by 9pm: EM Week 18 Reading Responses due
  • Mon. Feb. 25, 9:30 – 11:30: QM workshop (on Ch. 5 problems)
  • Mon. Feb. 25, 1 – 3: EM lecture/discussion
  • Tue. Feb. 26, 9:30 – 11:30: Error Analysis workshop (on Ch. 11, 12 problems, also catch up). STUDENT-DIRECTED.
  • Tue. Feb. 26, 1 – 3: EM Qu¡xam! E3 & Workshop. STUDENT-DIRECTED.
  • Wed. Feb. 27, 9 – 1: APLS Error Analysis (short) Workshop & Instrument Seminar (Instrument Seminar Summaries G, H, I due) (Bring CM, EM, QM PSNs for PSN check)
  • Wed. Feb. 27, 6:30 – 8:30: Tutoring Time w/Pyxie
  • Thu. Feb. 28, 9:30 – 10:30: QM workshop on QM Quiz Q5. STUDENT-DIRECTED.
  • Thu. Feb. 28, 10:30 – 11:30: Error Analysis workshop (work on unfinished assignments). STUDENT-DIRECTED.
  • Thu. Feb. 28, 12:30 – 3:30: CM/EM/QM workshop. STUDENT-DIRECTED.
  • Fri. Mar. 1 by 1pm: Completed EA PSN with Log due in Cave.
  • Fri. Mar. 1, 2 – 5: Tutoring Time w/ Sheena
  • Fri. Mar. 1, 7pm: CM PS#7, EM PS#7, QM PS#6 CSS contributions due
  • Sun. Mar. 3, 4 – 6: Tutoring Time w/ Slade
Subject Reading Reading Response Problem Set
CM Start reading Taylor Ch. 6 for week 19. Note: we cover all of Ch. 6 in week 19.

CM PS #7: 5.29, 5.32, 5.33 5.36, 5.40, 5.44

EM

Griffiths 4.1, 4.2 (just skim 4.2.3)

EM PS#7: 4.4, 4.5, 4.6, 4.8, 4.9, 4.11, 4.12, 4.33

  • For 4.12, note that since the polarization is uniform, the P and dot product can be pulled out in front of the integral; the integral is now a modified version of an integral you carried out in the collected set of problem 2.7, problem 2.8, Example 2.3 and problem 2.12.
QM Start reading Townsend Ch. 6 for Week 19.

QM PS#6: 5.1, 5.4, 5.6, 5.7, 5.13, 5.16, 5.18, 5.21(a)(b)

APLS
  • EA Ch. 11, 12
  • J: Brownian Motion
  • K: Laser Cavities
  • L: Quantum Optics (Single Photon Interference)

Instrument Seminar Summaries for G, H, I due 9am Wed.

EA (main workshop on Tue. am):

  • Ch. 11: All Quick-Checks; 11.1, 11.7, 11.17, 11.19

  • Ch. 12: All Quick-Checks; 12.1, 12.3, 12.7, 12.9

  • Completed EA PSN and Log due 1pm Fri. Mar. 1 in Cave