Rayf Shiell - Optical Physics Group, Trent University

PHYS 2610H: Introductory Quantum Physics

Instructor Information

Rayf Shiell; rayfshiell@trentu.ca, 748 1011 x7023

Course Information

Summary: Particle-like aspects of radiation and wave-like properties of matter. Schrödinger equation and applications to one-dimensional systems. One-electron atoms, magnetic dipole moments, spin, identical particles and atomic structure. The course builds upon material from the following pre-requisite courses: PHYS 1002H: Introductory Physics II; PHYS–MATH 2150H: Ordinary differential equations; MATH 2110H: Calculus II: Calculus of several variables

The syllabus from the last time I taught this course can be found here, with the schedule of class readings here.

The formula sheet can be found here (also in .docx format for adapting if desired)


2022-2023

The midterm exam can be found here..
The final exam can be found here.

2021-2022

The midterm exam can be found here.
The final exam can be found here.

Since 2021, PHYS2610H has covered the second half of previous years of PHYS2610H, and the first half of previous years of PHYS2620H.

2019-2020

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H (slightly different format due to the COVID-19 pandemic) can be found here.

2018-2019

The midterm exam for PHYS2610H can be found here.
The final exam for for PHYS2610H can be found here.

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.

2015-2016

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.

2014-2015

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.

2011-2012

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.

2010-2011

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.

2009-2010

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.

2007-2008

The midterm exam for PHYS2610H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2610H can be found here.

2005-2006

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.

2004-2005

The midterm exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.
The final exam for PHYS2620H can be found here.