Notes and Links

Office Hours
Tuesday 2-4pm, PSC 3124 (Mr. Peizhi Du)
Thursday 10-12am, PSC 2158 (Prof. Chris Monroe)

Lecture Notes

Notes on General Relativity    Cool picture from Hubble on gravitational light bending
Lecture 4: 2/5 – Mechanical and E&M Waves
Lecture 8, 9, & 10: 2/17, 2/19, & 2/22 – Time Dilation, Length Contraction, Velocity Addition, Doppler Effect, “Paradoxes”
Quantum Lecture 6: 3/25 – Quantum Probabilities + Wavefunctions, Measurement, Normalization, and Expectation Values. Wavefunction Interference Applet
Quantum Lecture 7: 2016-03-28 – Uncertainty Principle
Quantum Lecture 8: 2016-03-30 – Time Independent Schrodinger Eq, Stationary States, Infinite Square Well
Statistical Mechanics Lecture 1: 2016-04-13 – Kinetic Theory, Boltzmann distribution
Statistical Mechanics Lecture 2: 2016-04-15 – Entropy
Lecture 4/22: Temperature and Entropy
Lecture 4/25: Information and Entropy
Scientific American Article on Maxwell’s Demon and its Resolution
Lecture 4/27: Quantum Bits
Notes on Quantum Gates
Lecture 5/2-5/4: Entanglement and Bell’s Inequality