# PHYS 214 :: Physics Illinois :: University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

## Schedule

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## Lecture Notes

Week | Date | Checkpoints | Lectures | Prelabs / Labs | Discussions | Homework | Exams |
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1 |
Monday
8/26/2019 |
Unit 1: Waves and Wave Equations pdf ppt |
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Tuesday
8/27/2019 |
Discussion 1 |
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Wednesday
8/28/2019 |
Checkpoint 1 | Unit 2: Interference pdf ppt |
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Thursday
8/29/2019 |
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Friday
8/30/2019 |
Examples pdf ppt |
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2 |
Monday
9/2/2019 |
Labor Day Holiday | |||||

Tuesday
9/3/2019 |
Discussion 2 Quiz 1 |
Homework 1 due Homework 2 due |
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Wednesday
9/4/2019 |
Checkpoint 2 | Unit 3: Diffraction pdf ppt |
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Thursday
9/5/2019 |
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Friday
9/6/2019 |
Checkpoint 3 | Unit 4: Photons pdf ppt |
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3 |
Monday
9/9/2019 |
Checkpoint 4 | Unit 5: Interference of individual photons pdf ppt |
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Tuesday
9/10/2019 |
Prelab 1 Lab 1: Interference and Diffraction |
Discussion 3 Quiz 2 |
Homework 3 due Homework 4 due |
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Wednesday
9/11/2019 |
Checkpoint 5 | Unit 6: Quantum nature of polarization pdf ppt |
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Thursday
9/12/2019 |
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Friday
9/13/2019 |
Examples pdf ppt |
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4 |
Monday
9/16/2019 |
Checkpoint 6 | Unit 7: Quantum description of matter pdf ppt |
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Tuesday
9/17/2019 |
Prelab 2 Lab 2: Photons |
Discussion 4 Quiz 3 |
Homework 5 due Homework 6 due |
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Wednesday
9/18/2019 |
Checkpoint 7 | Unit 8: Energy eigenstates (Time independent Schroedinger equation) pdf ppt |
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Thursday
9/19/2019 |
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Friday
9/20/2019 |
Examples pdf ppt |
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5 |
Monday
9/23/2019 |
Checkpoint 8 | Unit 9: Energy levels pdf ppt |
Midterm Exam (7 PM) | |||

Tuesday
9/24/2019 |
Discussion 5 Quiz 4 |
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Wednesday
9/25/2019 |
Checkpoint 9 | Unit 10: Time-Dependent Quantum States pdf ppt |
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Thursday
9/26/2019 |
Homework 7 due Homework 8 due | ||||||

Friday
9/27/2019 |
Examples pdf ppt |
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6 |
Monday
9/30/2019 |
Checkpoint 10 | Unit 11: Coupled wells pdf ppt |
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Tuesday
10/1/2019 |
Discussion 6 Quiz 5 |
Homework 9 due Homework 10 due |
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Wednesday
10/2/2019 |
Checkpoint 11 | Unit 12: Many electrons and band structure pdf ppt |
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Thursday
10/3/2019 |
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Friday
10/4/2019 |
Examples pdf ppt |
Lab 3: CANCELLED! |
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7 |
Monday
10/7/2019 |
Applications of quantum mechanics pdf ppt |
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Tuesday
10/8/2019 |
Prelab 4 Lab 4: Atomic Spectra Grating notes |
Discussion 7 Quiz 6 |
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Wednesday
10/9/2019 |
TBA pdf ppt |
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Thursday
10/10/2019 |
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Friday
10/11/2019 |
Final review pdf ppt |
Homework 11 due Homework 12 due |
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8 |
Monday
10/14/2019 |
Final Exam (7 PM) |