A Modern Approach to Quantum Mechanics


January 3, 2021

Thank you to Georgia Tech Society of Physics Students for contributing solutions to chapters 5, 9, 10, 11, and 12.
Authors: Charles Cardot, Cody McCord, Robin Glefke, Kiernan Reising, Kevin Jin, Alexander George-Kennedy, William Benston
Contact: Aradhya Rajanala (aradhyarajanala0@gmail.com)

See a mistake? Please let me know and I will correct it as soon as possible.

I am working on writing solutions for this text as I learn the material. Although there is a published solutions manual, it is only accessible to instructors. I hope my small contribution will help any students wishing to consult solutions as they journey through the problems in this book.

Note: I have skipped problems not directly related to quantum mechanics.

First-edition textbook:

Chapter 1 – Stern-Gerlach Experiments

Chapter 2 – Rotation of Basis States and Matrix Mechanics

Chapter 3 – Angular Momentum

Chapter 4 – Time Evolution

Chapter 5 – A System of Two Spin-\frac{1}{2} Particles

Chapter 6 – Wave Mechanics in One Dimension

Chapter 7 – The One-Dimensional Harmonic Oscillator

Chapter 8 – Path Integrals

Second-edition textbook:

Chapter 9 – Translational and Rotational Symmetry in the Two-Body Problem

Chapter 10 – Bound States of Central Potentials

Chapter 11 – Time-Independent Perturbations

Chapter 12 – Identical Particles

Chapter 13 – Scattering

Chapter 14 – Photons and Atoms