Physics 273: Quantum Mechanics I
General Information

Lecturer: Prof. Dennis Clougherty
Address: Cook Physical Science Building A516
Telephone: (802) 656-0063
Email: dennis.clougherty(at)
Office Hours T 11-12, W 1-3 and by appointment


Lecture TR9:30-10:45Angell B104

Course Prerequisites

Physics 128, 211

Course Text

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, 2nd edition, D.J. Griffiths

This text is available for purchase at the UVM Bookstore and online.

Optional References

Quantum Physics, S. Gasiorowicz
Lectures on Quantum Mechanics, G. Baym (a little advanced for this course, but worth a peek)
The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Vol. 3, R. Feynman, R. Leighton and M. Sands
Principles of Quantum Mechanics, H. Ohanian
(Some of these are available on reserve in the Cook Science Library.)


There will be approximately a problem set each week. Solutions will be distributed in class.


There will be three examinations and a comprehensive final examination offered. The first exam is scheduled for September 27, the second exam is scheduled for October 23, and the third examination is November 15. The final exam is scheduled for Thursday December 13 8-11 AM. The final grade will be based on the homework and the four exams.

Course Outline

Additional Information

There is no lecture on 10/11. There may be other schedule changes during the semester.