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

Teaching fellows: Mehran Rasheed image]  and  [Mudassir Shah image]

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

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

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

Course outline: The outline can be downloaded here download

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

Pre-mid term 


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

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

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


Tutorial-1 download  Wave-particle duality

Tutorial-2 download  Quantum computing

Tutorial-3 download  Quantum computing

Tutorial-4 download  Particle in an infinite potential well


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

Reading material:

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

Feynman Lectures on Physics Vol. 3: Chapter 1, 2, 3

Quantum computing:

Video Lectures: (YouTube playlist)


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   websit-picture

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