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Academic Year 2024Year School/Graduate School School of Integrated Arts and Sciences Department of Integrated Arts and Sciences
Lecture Code ANP16001 Subject Classification Specialized Education
Subject Name 量子力学演習I
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Seminar in Quantum Mechanics I
ハタケナカ ノリユキ
Campus Higashi-Hiroshima Semester/Term 2nd-Year,  Second Semester,  Second Semester
Days, Periods, and Classrooms (2nd) Tues9-10:IAS K111
Lesson Style Seminar Lesson Style
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Credits 2.0 Class Hours/Week   Language of Instruction B : Japanese/English
Course Level 2 : Undergraduate Low-Intermediate
Course Area(Area) 25 : Science and Technology
Course Area(Discipline) 06 : Physics
Eligible Students
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Class Status
within Educational
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Criterion referenced
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Integrated Arts and Sciences
(Abilities and Skills)
・The ability and skills to specify necessary theories and methods for consideration of issues.
・The abilities and skills to summarize one's own research in reports or academic papers, and to deliver presentations at a seminar or research meetings, and to answer questions. 
Class Objectives
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This seminar aims to teach students the basic concepts in quantum mechanics by examining typical concrete examples.  
Class Schedule Lesson1: Wave-particle dual nature of light and matter
Lesson2: Review of analytical mechanics (1)
Lesson3: Review of analytical mechanics (2)
Lesson4: Uncertainty principle (1)
Lesson5: Uncertainty principle (2)
Lesson6: Schrodinger equation (1)
Lesson7: Schrodinger equation (2)
Lesson8: Schrodinger equation (3)
Lesson9: Wave packets and group velocity (1)
Lesson10: Wave packets and group velocity (2)
Lesson11: Scattering in one-dimensional potential (1)
Lesson12: Scattering in one-dimensional potential (2)
Lesson13: Bound states in one-dimensional potential (1)
Lesson14: Bound states in one-dimensional potential (2)
Lesson15: Bound states in one-dimensional potential (3) 
Details about the textbook and reference books will be discussed in class.  
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Preparation and
1. Review of the photoelectric effect before the class.
2-3. Reconfirm mathematical representations of analytical mechanics, especially the Euler-Lagrangian formula.
4-5. Consider the origin of the uncertainty principle.
6-8. Clip the fundamental ideas in the Schrodinger equation.
9-14. Try to solve similar problems.
15. Draw images of quantum mechanics on a piece of paper.  
Grading Method Class assignments 50%, Reports and final exam 50% 
Practical Experience  
Summary of Practical Experience and Class Contents based on it  
Please fill in the class improvement questionnaire which is carried out on all classes.
Instructors will reflect on your feedback and utilize the information for improving their teaching. 
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