Instructor:  [ Dr. Muhammad Sabieh Anwar ]   Office hours: (Tuesday and Thursday from 10:00 am-11:00 am.)

Teaching fellows: Mehran Rasheed ]  and  [Mudassir Shah ]

Teaching assistants: [Muhammad Shiraz Ahmad ], [Muhammad Bilal Azam ], [Muhammad Umer Farooq ], [Fatima Perwaiz ], [Hira Tariq ].  Office hours schedule is here

Textbook: Modern Physics by R.A. Serway, C.J. Moses and C.A. Moyer

Previous offerings: Here is the weblink  for the same course I taught in Spring 2013. And here is the weblink for the offering in 2009   and  weblink for the offering in 2011  with all the video recordings, assignments, exams and their solutions.

Class timings: 8:00 to 9:50 am, Tuesday and Thursday, Room:  SSE_B-92

# Pre-mid term

Assignments:

Assignment-1 Solution  Due date:    6th February 2018, 4:00 pm

Assignment-2 , Solution  Due date:    13th February 2018, 4:00 pm

Assignment-3 , Due date:   28th February 2018, 4:00 pm

Tutorials:

Tutorial-1   Wave-particle duality

Tutorial-2   Quantum computing

Tutorial-3   Quantum computing

Tutorial-4   Particle in an infinite potential well

Quizzes:

Quiz-1 , Solution-1  Date: 20th February 2018

Modern Physics by  Serway: Section 3.6, 4.3, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4(optional), 5.5, 5.6, 5.7, 5.8

Quantum computing:

Lecture-1ALecture-1B    What is a wave? What is a particle? Complex numbers

Lecture-2ALecture-2B   de Broglie Hypothesis, Double slit experiment, Diffraction of light and electrons, Single electron diffraction, Detection of electrons

Lecture-3ALecture-3B   Interference pattern of electrons in double slit experiment, Intensity of electrons, Velocity selector

Lecture-4A, Lecture-4B   Heisenberg uncertainty principles, and applications of uncertainty principles

Lecture-5ALecture-5B   Further applications of uncertainty principle, confinement, zero point energy, optical imaging, interpreting wave function

Lecture-6A   Probabilistic interpretation of wave function, wave function and probability density  of free particle, wave function and probability density of particle in 1D infinite well

Quantum Computing:

Lecture-6B  Quantum computing, qubit, difference between bit and qubit

Lecture-7A, Lecture-7B  Quantum  states and probability, Bloch sphere, Quantum gates, Q-NOT gate

Lecture-8A, Lecture-8B  Quantum NOT gate, quantum interference, Physical implementation of quantum interference, Polarization

Lecture-9  Electron spin and Stern-Gerlach

Lecture-10ALecture-10B   Electron spin, magnetic resonance, quantum entanglement, quantum teleportation, Bell’s states