# Corrections 2

Quantum Mechanics: Concepts and Applications
by Nouredine Zettili
(Modified last on November 6, 2008)

Note: This list of corrections pertain to the book’s re-prints that were produced after 2001.
Physical Constants
• Back page of the front cover. Replace the proton Compton wavelength ”1.321 × 10−17 m”
by ”1.321 × 10−15 m”.

Chapter 1
• Page 5, Caption of Figure 1.1, replace

T1 < T2 < T3

by

T1 > T2 > T3 .

• Page 8, remove the second tilde in Eq. (1.11); i.e., replace Eq. (1.11) by

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dν .

T ) . T ) = u(ν. 8πhc 1 u ˜(λ.

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154 eV.2 by: Example 1. (1. = . replace Example 1. replace Eq.2 When two ultraviolet beams of wavelengths λ1 = 80nm and λ2 = 110nm fall on a lead surface. respectively. they produce photoelectrons with maximum energies 11. λ • Page 12. the difference between these two expressions is given by K1 − K2 = hc(λ2 − λ1 )/(λ1 λ2 ). (a) Estimate the numerical value of the Planck constant.21) we can write the kinetic energies of the emitted electrons as K1 = hc/λ1 − W and K2 = hc/λ2 − W . (b) Calculate the work function and the cutoff frequency of lead Solution (a) From (1. c λ2 − λ1 1 (1) .390 eV and 7. hence h= K1 − K2 λ1 λ2 .13) by   α = 5 1 − e−α/λ . dλ λ5 ehc/λkT − 1 • Page 8.

replace d = 9.48).4 nm and r3 = 18a0 = 95.390 × 1.954 nm.51). and 7.0 × 1015 Hz. • Page 21. line after Eq. r2 = 8a0 = 42.390 − 7.627 × 10−34 J s × 3 × 108 m s−1 − 11. replace a0 = 5. Footnote 12. (1.1 kg. (1. first line of solution to part (c). part (b) in the solution of Example 1.33 eV nm.424 nm and r3 = 18a0 = 0.6 nm. replace 0.6 × 10−19 J 80 × 10−9 m 6.627 × 10−19 J W = = 1. replace 2.4 nm by r1 = 2a0 = 0.627 × 10−19 J = 4. h= (b) The work function of the metal can be obtained from either one of the two data W = hc − K1 λ1 = = 6.6 × 10−19 J (80 × 10−9 m)(110 × 10−9 m) × ' 6.1nm by d = 0.82). the numerical value of h follows at once: (11. r2 = 8a0 = 0. replace E = 15 MeV by E = 150 MeV. replace r1 = 2a0 = 10. • Page 18.106 nm.091 nm sin φ = cos θ = cos 25 = 0. • Page 35. Eq.091nm in line 8 from top.4 × 10−34 m by 7. two lines above Eq. • Page 21. (1.053 nm. (3) The cutoff frequency of the metal is ν0 = 6. replace 75 eV by 54 eV in line 10 from bottom.627 × 10−34 J s (4) • Page 15. (1. replace h ¯ c ' 19732. • Page 19. replace me /mb ' 10−30 by me /mb ' 10−29 .2 × 10−19 m by 2. replace Eq. • Page 19.6 × 10−19 J.8 eV nm by ¯hc ' 197.47) by λ= 2d 2d 1 2 × 0.51).48) by λ= 2π¯hc h h =√ =√ = 0. • Page 19. • Page 35.165 nm.3 nm by a0 = 4πε0 ¯h2 /(me e2 ) = 0.053 nm. replace Eq.01 kg by 0. (1.2 × 10−21 m.167 nm.154) × 1. h 6. 2 . (1.Since 1 eV = 1. 3 × 108 m s−1 110 × 10−9 m − 80 × 10−9 m (2) This is a very accurate result indeed.627 × 10−34 J s. n n 2 1 • Page 19. p 2me K 2me c2 K • Page 20.4 × 10−36 m.14 eV.7. replace a0 = 4πε0 ¯h2 /(me e2 ) = 5. first line. • Page 32. line after Eq.3 nm by a0 = 0.

respectively.(1.3 eV) by 2. replace 12 V by 1.3nm by 0. replace Eq.053 nm. replace Eq. replace the solution to Problem 1.188) (i. Exercise 1.129) by ψ(x. t) = 5y cos 7t − 5y cos 9t = 5y (cos 8t cos t + sin 8t sin t) − 5y (cos 8t cos t − sin 8t sin t) = 10y sin t sin 8t.05 MeV by 0. (1. • Page 73..18.24. we can write the superposition of ψ1 (y.15. we see that sin 8t is modulated by 10y sin t.8 V) • Page 59. −∞ • Page 56. replace the final result (i. Since the period of 10y sin t is larger than that of sin 8t. • Page 72.(1. replace 3. 2. replace 5. • Page 72.2 V − 0.2 V.6 × 10−7 m. replace Eq. • Page 68.9 eV.e.• Page 46. replace Eq. • Page 70. t) = eik0 (x−vph t) f (x. 3 .2 × 10−21 s.2 × 10−21 s) of Eq.233) by r0 = 4πε0 ¯h2 = 0. 6 EnC = − 36R n2 • Page 65.e.427 fm..9 eV by 1. 10y sin t must be the modulating function and sin 8t the modulated function.14 by Using the relation cos (α ± β) = cos α cos β ∓ sin α sin β. t) and ψ2 (y.8nm and 17nm by 0. me e2 • Page 61. Exercise 1.165) by λ1 = hc 6. t) = √ 2π Z +∞ g(q)eiq(x−vg t) e−iq 2 αt dq.0017nm. t) + ψ2 (y. As depicted in Figure 1.e. replace the final result of Eq.5 MeV. 2e(Vs1 − Vs2 ) 2 × 1. The periods of 10y sin t and sin (8t) are given by 2π and 2π/8. (1.34. • Page 74.(1. • Page 75. Problem 1. (1. (1. replace 0. t) = ψ1 (y.053 nm. replace Eq.733 fm) of Eq. (1.25. replace the final result (i.245) by ωnm 3 En − Em = = ¯h 2  k2 µ¯h 1/3   n2/3 − m2/3 . t). (1. 1.13.6 × 10−34 J s × 3 × 108 m s−1 = = 2.193) by rnC = a0 2 n .6 × 10−19 C × (3. t) as follows: ψ(y. Exercise 1. • Page 69.247) by 0.0008nm and 0. • Page 70. respectively. • Page 46. Exercise 1.3 MeV.. replace 0. replace Eq.235) by 3. 0.130) by 1 f (x.

(2.(2. ˆ [B. n−1 X ˆ j [A. is modulated by 10y sin t. a1 + a2 + a3 = 0. j=0 • Page 93. Line after Eq. ˆ C] ˆ D] ˆ [A. • Page 83. the dashed curve. • Page 93.(2. replace Eq. The function sin 8t.(2. replace Eq. B] n−1 X n−j−1 ˆ B] ˆ Aˆj Aˆ [A.90) by ˆ [B. −a3 = 0. replace Eq. ˆ Cˆ B = 4 . 10y sin t 6  sin (8t) -t Figure 1: Shape of the wave packet ψ(y.13) by −a1 + a2 − a3 = 0. ˆ C]] ˆ D ˆ [B.(2.87) by n ˆ = [Aˆ . replace Eq.86) by ˆ B ˆ n] = [A. ˆ Cˆ − Cˆ B)( ˆ AˆD ˆ −D ˆ A) ˆ + A( ˆB ˆ Cˆ − Cˆ B) ˆ D ˆ − (B ˆ Cˆ − Cˆ B) ˆ AˆD ˆ (B = ˆD ˆ Aˆ − B ˆ Cˆ D ˆ Aˆ + AˆB ˆ Cˆ D ˆ − AˆCˆ B ˆ D. 3a1 + 9a2 + 27a3 = 0 • Page 83. = ˆ C][ ˆ A. (2. replace Eq.39) by | ψ + χi = | ψi + | χi = (3i | φ1 i − 7i | φ2 i) + (− | φ1 i + 2i | φ2 i) = (−1 + 3i) | φ1 i − 5i | φ2 i. the solid curve.4 by f (A) ˆ = (1 + iAˆ + 3Aˆ )(1 − 2iAˆ − • Page 91. ˆ B] ˆB ˆ n−j−1 B j=0 • Page 93. (2. ˆ D] ˆ + [A. t) = 10y sin t sin 8t. Chapter 2 • Page 82. 2 ˆ in part (b) of Example 2. replace a1 = −3a2 by a1 = a2 /3 • Page 87. replace Eq.15) by 3a1 = 0.16). −2a2 = 0. replace f (A) 2 ˆ ˆ 9iA )/(5 + 7A).

(i. (2. replace Eq.165) by hψ |−→ (hψ | φ1 i hψ | φ2 i · · · hψ | φn i · · ·) = (hφ1 | ψi∗ hφ2 | ψi∗ · · · hφn | ψi∗ · · ·) = (a∗1 a∗2 · · · a∗n · · ·). (2.172) by ”So a square matrix A is symmetric if it is equal to its transpose. the minus sign in AT = −A should be tossed). (2.. • Page 105. AT = A”. N →+∞ N N • Page 104. AT = −A” right after Eq.• Page 95.157) by ˆα (G) ˆ = lim U N  Y N →∞ 1+i k=1  α ˆ α ˆ N ˆ G = lim 1+i G = eiαG . replace the statement ”So a square matrix A is symmetric if it is equal to its transpose. (2. • Page 106. (2.e. replace the term B32 in Eq.184) by .103) by e ˆ aA ∞ X a2 2 a3 3 an ˆn A = Iˆ + aAˆ + Aˆ + Aˆ + · · · . replace Eq. replace Eq. = n! 2! 3! n=0 • Page 102.

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2 0 .

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B32 = (−1)5 . = −10.

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3 5 .

.269) by δ(~r − ~r 0 ) = • Page 136.   . (2. hχ | ψi | ψi −→  k   . (2. (2. 5i . BA =  0 2i 5i 7i 5 5  −3 2 . . replace Eq. replace Eq..264) by hψ |−→ (· · · · · · hψ | χk i · · · · · ·) . replace Eq.   21 7 3i −5  .  • Page 118.387) by  7 0 2i AB =  1 −i −2 1 (2π)3 Z ~ 0 d3 k eik·(~r−~r ) . • Page 119.263) by  . . replace Eq. • Page 118. (2.

6 ˆ hψ|H|ψi ˆ hψ|H|ψi by . in the statement of Problem 2.9) and in the line following Eq. (2.114) by {qj . (2. • Page 144. replace in the upper line of Eq. (3. (3.11.410)–(2. • Page 145. • Page 167.441) by  √  1 − 2 √1 0 √ 1 A0 = U AU † =  √0 2 − 2  1 4 0 2 1 1 √   1 − 2 −1 1 1 −1 −2 1√  . replace Eq.442) by α2 (| φ1 ihφ2 | + | φ2 ihφ1 |) . replace the first line of Eq. (3.413) by   0 1 −2i 1 5  AB =  3 −2i 1 0 • Page 141.• Pages 140-141. replace the product AB in equations (2. replace A0 = U † AU by A0 = U AU † . = 2 1 1 1+ 2 1 0 1  √ − 2 0 1  1 0 1 √0 √2 − 2 √  2 1  1 • Page 144. 0 cosh x + sinh x 0 −i sinh x 0 cosh x • Page 142.421) by  exA = =    1 0 0 0 0 i I cosh x + A sinh x =  0 1 0  cosh x +  0 1 0  sinh x 0 0 1 −i 0 0   cosh x 0 i sinh x  .10). replace ”probability density” by ”probability” in the two lines following Eq. (2. Chapter 3 • Page 160. replace the last line of Eq.43) the term E = E= ˆ hψ|H|ψi hψ|ψi • Page 179. replace the last term of Eq. (3. replace Eq. (2. pk } = δjk .443) by (| φ1 ihφ2 | + | φ2 ihφ1 |) (| φ1 ihφ2 | + | φ2 ihφ1 |) .

replace Eq. hP i = h[P~ . Vˆ (R.202) by . L ˆ y and L ˆ z . 5 5 5 5 4 • Page 186. (3. replace Eq.130) by 1 ˆ d ˆ~ ˆ~ ˆ~ ~ Vˆ (R. line after Eq. (3.162) by √          dψ ∗ 3 3πx 5πx 5πx 3πx ∗ dψ ψ −ψ = −2iπ 2 5 sin cos − 3 sin cos dx dx 5a a a a a   E3 − E5 t .153). t) 3π 3 5πx iE5 t/¯h √ cos = cos e + e . dx a 5a a a 5a a r     3πx iE3 t/¯h 5π 1 dψ ∗ (x. (3. • Page 196.” by ”and so do Pˆx . replace the first line of Eq.129) by ˆ ˆ~ ~ Vˆ (R. t)]i = −h∇ t)i dt i¯h ˆx. t)] = −i¯h∇ • Page 181. t) = 10 5 ¯h 10 • Page 186. replace Eq. × sin ¯h • Page 193.161) by r     dψ(x. replace equations (3. • Last line of Page 183. replace ”and so do L • Page 185. (3. (3. Vˆ (R. [P~ . replace Eq.”.• Page 181.220) by   √ √ 3 1 2 2 3 2 2 |ψ(0)i =  0  = |φ1 i + |φ2 i + |φ3 i. (3. ~ t). ρ(x.160) and (3. dx a 5a a a 5a a • Page 187. replace Eq. (3. t) 3 5πx −iE5 t/¯h 3π 3πx −iE3 t/¯h 5π 1 √ cos = cos e + e .158) by √   3 16E1 t 1 3 2 φ3 (x) + φ3 (x)φ5 (x) cos + φ25 (x). replace exp(−iE5 t/¯h) by exp(iE5 t/¯h). Pˆy and Pˆz .

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|ha1 |ψ(t)i| 36 .

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1 1 √ P (a1 ) = = hψ(t)|ψ(t)i 17 .

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2 6 .

2 1 .

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 0 .

= 8 . .

17 4 .

5 5 5 5 4 7 . (3.  2 0 i 1  • Page 196. replace Eq.220) by   √ √ 3 1  2 2 3 2 2 0 |ψ(0)i = = |φ1 i + |φ2 i + |φ3 i.

• Page 196. • Page 198. replace the equations of Exercise 3. |ψ(t)i = e |φ1 i + e |φ2 i + e |φ3 i = 5 5 5 5 4 cos 5t • Page 197.233) by ˆ hXi(t) = p0 t + x0 . hφ2 |ψi i = . replace Eq. replace Eq. (3.221) by   √ √ 3e−3it 2 2 −iE1 t 3 −iE2 t 2 2 −iE3 t 1 −4i sin 5t  . 6 8 hφ3 |ψi i = 0. Vˆ (x. Vˆ (x. in the first line of part(a) solution. t)]i/i¯ h.222) by 8 ˆ ˆ 1 i + 9 hφ2 |H|φ ˆ 2 i + 8 hφ3 |H|φ ˆ 3i E(0) = hψ(0)|H|ψ(0)i = hφ1 |H|φ 25 25 25 9 8 27 8 (−5) + (3) + (5) = . 3 3 1+i hφ1 |ψf i = √ . 1 hφ3 |ψf i = √ .225) by 8 iE1 t −iE1 t ˆ 1 i + 9 eiE2 t e−iE2 t hφ2 |H|φ ˆ 2i ˆ e e hφ1 |H|φ E(t) = hψ(t)|H|ψ(t)i = 25 25 8 ˆ 3 i = 8 (−5) + 9 (3) + 8 (5) = 27 = E(0).7 by r i 2 hφ1 |ψi i = √ . m • Page 201. + eiE3 t e−iE3 t hφ3 |H|φ 25 25 25 25 25 • Page 198.14. (3. = 25 25 25 25 • Page 197. 6 . (3. t)]i/i¯ h by dhPˆ i/dt = h[Pˆ . replace Eq. replace Eq. replace dhPˆ i/dt = ih[Pˆ . (3. Problem 3. 3 1 hφ2 |ψf i = √ .

replace a ˆ2 + a ˆ†2 − 2ˆ a† a ˆ + 1 by a ˆ2 + a ˆ†2 − 2ˆ a† a ˆ−1 . • Page 232. 2 ex /2x20 = −x20   • Page 235.3 by the following figure |ψ(x)|2 |ψ(x)|2 6 0 E > V0 6 a -x 0 E < V0 . replace x < a in Eq. replace the left two lower plots of Fig.153) by   2 2 d d ex /2 = − . (4. (4. replace Eq. e−x /2 x − dx dx  or e−x √ 2 1 2x0 /2x20 2   x − x20 x − x20 d dx d dx  2 ψ0 (x). dx . (4. (4. so that Eq. • Page 213. (4. third line below Eq. replace Eq.Chapter 4 • Page 209. since |ψ3 (x)| = |E exp i(k1 x)| = |E| . • Page 211.2) must 2 2 2 be a straight line for x > 0. Eq. 9 d . replace E± = h ¯ k 2 /2m by E± = h ¯ 2 k 2 /2m.35) should now read  x<0  0 V0 0 ≤ x ≤ a V (x) =  0 x > a.3) must be 2 2 2 straight lines for x > a. 4.167). replace the left lower plot of Fig. 4. • Page 214.x a 2 because the probability density |ψ(x)| shown in the lower plots of (Figure 4. (4.149) by 2 1 1 hx | 2i = √ hx| a† | 0i = √ 2! 2! • Page 233. since |ψ2 (x)| = |C exp i(k2 x)| = |C| .2 by the following figure 2 |ψ(x)| λ1 = 2π/k1 6 λ2 = 2π/k2 -x 0 E > V0 2 because the probability density |ψ(x)| shown in the lower left plot of (Figure 4.8).35) by x > a.

(4.• Page 238.66 × 10−4 fm−3 .180) by 7. (4.189)  . • Page 241. replace the line before last in Eq. replace the final result of Eq.

x=a   Z a a 2nπx a2 1 2 2 2nπx .

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+ x sin + x sin dx. .

3 2nπ a nπ 0 a x=0 by a2 1 2 − x sin 3 2nπ   .

x=a  Z a 1 2nπx 2nπx .

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+ x sin dx. .

203) by: E1 = π2 h ¯2 π2 h ¯2 π2 h ¯2 0 E10 = 2m(4a) 2 = 32ma2 . (4. (5) • Page 251. with a = vT . • Pages 242-243. (4. and E2 = 8ma2 . replace the second constant q 6 7a .193) by 1 T Z T x2 (t) dt = 0 v2 T Z T 1 2 2 a2 v T = . x>a −a < x < a x < −a.293) by √ π π 2mV0 nπ − < a < nπ + 2 h ¯ 2 =⇒ Pˆ 2 2m ˆ2 + 21 mω 2 X there are n bound states • Page 266.2 × 106 m s−1 mc2 a 0.199). (4.193) by: ”where T is half of the period of the motion. the expression of ψ(x.270) by v∼ 200 MeV fm hc ¯ c∼ c ' 4 × 10−3 c = 1. replace Eq. (4. (4. Exercise 4. replace Eq.200).275) by • Page 258. replace the line after Eq. replace Eq. (4. a nπ 0 a x=0 • Page 241. (4.5 MeV × 105 fm • Page 255. replace Eq. (4. 3 3 t2 dt = 0 • Page 241. (4. 0).223) by   Ae−kx  B ψ± (x) = ekx ± e−kx  2 kx ±Ae π2 h ¯2 2ma2 . replace the left-hand side of Eq.251) by −2kA sinh ka − 2kA cosh ka + (2A) 2mV0 sinh ka = 0. (4. • Page 246. 10 q 3 7a by . ¯h2 • Page 254. replace Eq. replace the energies in Eqs.”.16.

(5. −1/2.168) by 1 ∂Θll (θ) = l cot θ. (5. replace Eqs.178). (5. Problem 2.107) by ¯h Sˆy | ψy i± = ± | ψy i± . • Page 300. • Page 300. −1/2. r2 ˆ + Y30 ” by “L ˆ − Y30 ” in Eqs. first line of Eq. 1/2. Θll ∂θ • Page 292.1 by P31 (cos θ) = 3 sin θ(5 cos2 θ − 1)/2.195) and (5.±2 (x. 5/2. • Page 293. between Eqs. • Page 285. (5. (5. y. • Page 295. −3/2.127). −1/2. mi • Page 290.±2 (x.239). • Page 295. 3/2. replace Eq. 3/2. replace of Y2.233) and (5. replace λ = ±¯h/2 by λ = ±1. (5. third line after Eq. replace Eq. ϕ) = Eψ(θ. 5/2” by “−5/2. replace λ = ±¯h/2 by λ = ±1. replace the expression of P31 (cos θ) in Table 5. 0.243) and (5.197).221) and (5. replace hl. y. 5/2”. 2 ¯h Sˆx | ψx i± = ± | ψx i± . 2 • Page 287.225). z) in Table 5. (5.2 by q the expression 2 2 15 x −y ±2ixy Y2. (5. replace Eq. replace “L • Page 295. z) = 32π . 3/2. −3/2.200) by hJˆy2 i = 1 ˆ 1 2 2 h(J+ − Jˆ− )2 i = − hJˆ+ − Jˆ+ Jˆ− − Jˆ− Jˆ+ + J− i. • Page 291. before Eq.Chapter 5 • Page 274. ϕ). replace Eq. (5.244) by . replace “−5/2.209) by ~ˆ 2 L ˆ Hψ(θ. remove the ‘0’ from −5/2. 1/2. −3/2. replace “>” by “i”. mi by | l. 2I • Page 298.47). that is.1 Part (b). between Eqs. (5. (5. 1/2. ϕ) = ψ(θ. 0. 4 4 • Page 297. replace ∆Jx ∆Jy ≥ (¯h/2) |hJˆz i| = h ¯ /2m by ∆Jx ∆Jy ≥ 2 ˆ (¯h/2) |hJz i| = h ¯ m/2.

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1 1 1 .

1 1 + ei(ϕ−E− t/¯h) sin θ .

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. − . |λ+ (t)i = e−iE+ t/¯h cos θ .

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. 2 2 2 2 2 2 .

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1 1 |λ− (t)i = −e−iE+ t/¯h sin θ .

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+ ei(ϕ−E− t/¯h) cos θ . .

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11 . 2 2 2 2 2 2 where E± are the energy eigenvalues corresponding to the spin-up and spin-down states. − . . respectively.

−1 − Y21 )”. last term of Eq.• Page 301. m ± 1i • Page 304. replace “ 2 5 3 ¯h” by “ 2 5 6 ¯h”.19). ~ • Page 304. ψ) by ψnlm (r. replace “~n · S” √ √ • Page 304. replace ψnlm (r. (5. p √ • Page 308. −1i = h11|L+ | 10i = 2” by “h10|L+ | ˆ 1. −1i = h11|L+ | 10i = 2¯h”. 0 2 2 0 the eigenfunction at a later time t is given by √ 3 1 | ψ(t)i = − | 1ie−iE1 t/¯h + | 3ie−iE3 t/¯h 2  √  2  − 3 √     3  0  exp 5iε0 t + √1  = −   1 4 2¯ h 2 12  0 √  3   0   exp − 3iε0 t . replace Eq. replace L ¯ p ˆ by L+ | l. kl 2M r dr2 2M r2 12 . (6. replace Eq. (6. Eq.−1 − √ Y21 )” by “(c) Since | ψi = (1/ 5)Y20 + 2/5(Y2. • Page 309. t) by Ψ~k (~r.268).52).247) by (ε cos θ − E)(−ε cos θ − E) − ε2 sin2 θ = 0. Eq. second line from bottom. ϕ) • Page 327.271).03)2 sin = 9. third line from bottom.316) at bottom of Page 310 by: Since the initial state | ψ0 i can be written in terms of the eigenvectors (5. (5. θ. t) • Page 325. replace Eq. mi = h ¯ l(l + 1) − m(m + 1) |l. √ replace “h10|L+ | 1.61) by − l(l + 1)¯h2 ¯h2 1 d2 (rR (r)) + Rkl (r) = Ek Rkl (r). replace (c) including equation (5. m + 1i. √ ˆ ˆ ˆ • Page 305. θ. first term of Eq. = √ 3 cos2 − 1 + 0 (0. (5.7 × 10−7 .308) by 2 π π  1   π π P . (5. (6. first line from top. replace Ψ~k (~k. replace p “(c) Since | ψi = (1 5)Y20 + 2/5(Y2. 3 2 3 3 4 π • Page 310. 3  2¯h 0 Chapter 6 • Page 319. p ˆ + | l. mi = h l(l + 1) − m(m + 1) |l. ~ by “~n · J”.316) as follows   1 √  0  3 1   | ψ0 i =   = − | 1i + | 3i.

ϕ)e−M ωr /2¯h . (6. .147).149) by R20 (r) = A20 e−r/2a0 1 X bk rk = A20 (b0 + b1 r)e−r/2a0 . aN +3 . replace Ek = h ¯ k 2 /(2M ) by 2 2 Ek = h ¯ k /(2M ). • Page 340. replace Eq. line after Eq. (6. (6.119).146) by R10 (r) = A10 e−r/a0 0 X bk rk = A10 b0 e−r/a0 . remove the loose “t” at the beginning of the second line above Eq. replace Eq. (2l + 1)! nl (ρ) ' − (2l)! −l−1 ρ . . • Page 338.95) by ψnlm (r. replace ex by e2x .• Page 328. replace the arguments (k2 r) by (ik2 r). . line after Eq.73) by Rl (ik2 r) = B [jl (ik2 r) ± nl (ik2 r)] .. replace n = 2 − 0 − 1 = 1 by N = 2 − 0 − 1 = 1.140). • Page 330.76) by −k2 = k1 cot(k1 a). replace “sing-particle” by “single-particle”. 13 . (6. . line after Eq. (6. replace Eq. replace rn +2 by rn . • Page 330. fifth line from bottom of page 344.146). replace a20 4 R∞ by 0 xn e−ax dx. That is. 0 0 • Page 332. replace rl+1 by rl . • Page 332. . (6. ϕ) = Rnl (r)Ylm (θ. second line above Eq. (6. ϕ) = 2 Unl (r) Ylm (θ. k=0 • Page 344. θ. line after Eq. (6. Eq. • Page 338. 3rd line above and 3rd line below ”Remark”. (6.95).91).148). (6. replace R∞ 0 xn eax dx by • Page 340. a30 4 . • Page 340. first line above and third line below Eq. second line from top. (6. replace Eq. replace a0 = h ¯ 2 /(mue2 ) by a0 = h ¯ 2 /(µe2 ). replace equation (6. (6. . . • Page 338. by bN +1 . last fraction term in Eq. ϕ) = rl f (r)Ylm (θ. (6. bN +3 .73). aN +2 . • Page 330.136). r • Page 336. k=0 • Page 340. replace aN +1 .65) by jl (ρ) ' 2l l! ρl . • Page 340. 2l l! • Page 328. replace Eq. (6. bN +2 .

(6. part (b) of Problem 6.226) by 4. part (b) of Problem 6. line above Eq. replace |ψnlm (r. replace Eq.204) and (6.209). Eq. (6.233) by   h2 d2 Unl (r) l(l + 1) ¯ − − U (r) = EUnl (r). in Eqs. • Page 353.182) by gn = n−1 X n−1 X l=0 l=0 (2l + 1) = 2 l + n−1 X 1 = n(n − 1) + n = n2 . • Page 364. ϕ) = Rnl (r)Ylm (θ. 2nd line below Eq. ϕ). • Page 361.209). (6. first equation of Problem 6. (6. ϕ)|2 d3 r • Page 347. Un01 (a) = Un02 (a).295) by  En = − ¯ 2 k2 h 2µ 1/3 Rn . replace En = µe4 /(2¯h2 n2 ) by En = −µe4 /(2¯h2 n2 ). replace Un0 (r). replace ψnlm (r. θ. θ. replace Eq.297) by En 2 Rn =− . (6. 0 < y < a” • Page 351. (6. (6. ψ)|2 d3 r by |ψnlm (r.204). • Page 351. replace h ¯ ω > 5π 2 ¯h2 /(ma2 ) by h ¯ ω > 3π 2 ¯h2 /(2ma2 ). • Page 364. ψ) by ψnlm (r. replace Eq. • Page 355. nl 2m dr2 r2 • Page 359.1. replace Eq. (6. ¯h2 • Page 362. replace k 2 in Eq. • Page 351. replace Eq. • Page 353. • Pages 352. • Page 356. line above Eq.211). • Pages 352 and 353.1. line line below Eq. θ.283) by (1/r) sinh(ka)e−k(r−a) . replace “0 < x < a. • Page 361. replace 5π 2 h ¯2 ma2 by 5π 2 h ¯2 2ma2 . θ. (6. B En 3 (2n2 )1/3 14 . replace r3 by r4 inside the first integral sign of Eq. ϕ) = Rnl (r)Ylm (θ. (6.275) by −k sinh ka − k cosh ka + 2mV0 sinh ka = 0. Un01 (a) = Un02 (r)(a) by Un0 (r). (6. (6.• Page 345. replace the term (1/r)e−kr in Eq. replace h ¯ ω > 5π 2 ¯h2 /(ma2 ) by ¯hω > 3π 2 ¯h2 /(2ma2 ). 0 < y < b” by “0 < x < a.272). l=0 • Page 349. second line from bottom of page 345.1.197). (6.259). replace 3¯ hω 2 by h ¯ω 2 . replace h ¯ ω > 5π 2 ¯h2 /(ma2 ) by h ¯ ω > 3π 2 ¯h2 /(2ma2 ). (6.

replace “From (b). (6. Chapter 7 • Page 3777.99 GeV.38 GeV. • Page 365. (7. − 12 | 1.298)–(6.95 GeV. m2 |j12 . − 21 |l + 12 . m2 . 6 . E4B = 42/3 E1B = 5.299) by  2 2 1/3 3 ¯ h k E1B = = 2. infer a general expression for the degeneracy gn ”. 0<y≤b by 0 < x < a.54 GeV. line after Eq.” by ”As for the coefficients h 12 . N →∞ N →∞ ¯h N ¯h N k=1 • Page 387. 170). 116) by ˆ J~22 | j1 . mi = j2 (j2 + 1)¯h2 | j1 . (7. 0i. • Page 401 second line after Eq. 21 . Exercise 6. 184). m1 . − 2 |l + 2 . (7. − 12 | 1. j2 . m1 . m12 i by hj1 .95 GeV. m − 1i.301) by  2 2 1/3 h k ¯ R1 = 2. E2B = 22/3 E1B = 3. 0 < y < b. − 21 . − 12 . j3 . E1 = 2µ  2 2 1/3 h k ¯ R3 = 6.• Page 364.14 GeV. replace hj1 . j2 . m − 1i by hl. 12 . replace h0.8. (7. find the degeneracy infer the general expression for the degeneracy gn ” by “From (b). • Page 371.77 GeV. 12 . j2 . 28) by   N N  Y i φ i φˆ ˆ ~ Rz (φ) = lim 1− n ˆ · L = lim 1 − Lz . (m3 ± 1)i ¯ √ • Page 425. second line from top. (7. m2 . (7. 0 | 0. m + 1 1 1 2 . replace Eq. in Eq.300)–(6.2. replace ”As for the coefficients h 21 . 0i and h 21 .” • Page 396. 0 | 1. second line above Exercise 6. 0i. 2 µ E3B = 32/3 E1B = 4. m12 i. j. 15 2 6 by √2 . replace Eqs. j.223) by p h j3 (j3 + 1) − m3 (m3 ± 1)|j1 . • Page 401. m1 .397). 0i. • Page 368. replace . 1i by h0. m3 |j12 .219). • Page 398. j2 . last term of Eq. m − 12 . 12 . (6. 12 . (7. mi • Page 395. R4 = 8. replace Eq. 12 . E3 = 2µ  E2 =  E4 = ¯ 2 k2 h 2µ 1/3 ¯ 2 k2 h 2µ 1/3 R2 = 5. − 12 | 1.94 GeV. 21 . replace hl.13. replace Eqs. second line above Exercise 6. 0i and h 21 . 12 | 1. j2 . replace Eq. 12 . replace 0 ≤ x ≤ a. replace “|nh” by “|ni” • Page 370.

replace Eq. (9. replace Eq.26) by  En = 1 n+ 2  ¯hω − q2 E 2 . B c me c me c p p • Page 482.65) by ~v . x2 . (8. · · · . ~r2 . S2 ) = ψs (x1 . replace Tˆ = pˆ2 c2 − m2e c4 − me c2 by Tˆ = pˆ2 c2 + m2e c4 − me c2 . replace Eq. replace ~r in Eq. replace the last term of Eq. Then replace Eq.82) by p pˆ2 pˆ4 pˆ2 c2 + m2e c4 − me c2 ' − + ···. S1 . So Eq.85) by . S2 ) . 2mω 2 • Page 476.131) by i 1h Ψ(x1 . S2 ) + ψa (x1 . replace Eq. H 2m dy 2 2 2mω 2 • Page 473. x2 )χsinglet (S1 . ~r3 . (9. 0 • Page 479. (9. (9. replace the last term of Eq. • Page 466.25) by 2 2 2 2 ˆ = − ¯h d + 1 mω 2 yˆ2 − q E .Chapter 8 • Page 444. ~rZ ) = − Z X X e2 Z e2 + ~ |~ri − ~rj | |~ri − R| i>j i=1 • Page 458. 2me 8m3e c2 • Page 482.36) by V (~r1 .44) by h100 | Zˆ 2 | 100i = 1 4π Z ∞ 2 r4 R10 (r) dr 0 Z π sin θ cos2 θ dθ Z 0 2π dϕ = a20 . • Page 458. replace Eq. (9. x2 )χtriplet (S1 . (9. (8. Chapter 9 • Page 473. (8.65) becomes ~ = − 1 ~v × E ~ = − 1 p~ × E ~ = 1 E ~ × p~. 2 . replace Eq.84) by 9π 2 h ¯2 2ma2 . (8.82) by 3π 2 h ¯2 ma2 . (9.

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πE/(2ω) = (n + 34 )π¯h. replace Eq. replace the third expression in Eq.288) ”First. replace the third expression in Eq. ψ2W KB (x) = p 2 exp h x ¯ ¯h x p(x) p(x) x1 < x < x2 . replace Eq. RL 2 h ¯2 • Page 524. V11 has been calculated in (9. (9. (9. replace the statement above Eq. replace the first term 15¯ h2 α m in Eq. 2 2E • Page 507. we obtain” • Page 537. by 2αz − α2 z 2 . replace Eq.211) by s     Z r2 Z r2 ¯ 2 l(l + 1) h 1 dr pr (E. replace x = E/(Ze2 r) by x = Er/(Ze2 ) .282). replace the third expression in Eq. 2m r2 2 r1 r1 • Page 507.282). replace the term ”2V0 ” in Eqs.424)by Ra ”Since 0 p dx = (n + 34 )π¯ h.” . (9. (9. 2αz − α2 2   . line before Eq.181) by  Z x2    Z i i x2 C0 C 00 p(x0 )dx0 + p 2 exp − p(x0 )dx0 .231) by   Z ar Z 1r Z as √ √ Ze2 a 1 2m E + dr = −2mE − 1 dr = a −2mE − 1dx r r x 0 0 0 r π √ m 2 = a −2mE = −πZe − . (9.283) by ”V0 ” • Page 516. it is given by V11 = 2V0 . that is. • Page 503. (9.” by ”First. replace Eq. replace the line after Eq. replace Eq. 0 2 RL 2 h ¯2 L2 • Page 524. • Page 534. • Page 499.444). it is given by V11 = 2V0 /L3 .232) by En = − mZ 2 e4 1 Z 2 e2 1 2 n2 = − 2a n2 . (9. (9. (9.344) by 2m (L − 4Lx + 4x2 ) dx.349). n 2l + 1 4n • Page 493. (9.282) and (9. V11 can be calculated in analogy to (9. 2¯ h 0 • Page 515. (9. 2 0  • Page 526.• Page 483.147) by 15¯ h2 α 8m . (9. 17 .349) by 2m 3x − 3Lx + dx.87) by    α2 2 3 En = Z 2 En(0) 1 + − . r) = dr 2m E − V (r) − = n+ π¯h. (9.

89) by h i ~ r.~k | nλ. t) = ∇ ~ ×A ~ = i(~k × ~ε)A0 −ei(~k·~r−ωt) + e−i(~k·~r−ωt) = ~n × E.9). two lines above Eq.k 2 • Page 570. (10. (10.77) r  πx  2 0 ψ1 (x) = sin a 8a r by ψ10 (x) =  πx  2 sin 8a 8a • Page 565.~k hψf | eik·~r ~ελ · P~ | ψi i. (10. in Eq. (10. t0 ) = e−i(t−t0 )H/¯ U .Chapter 10 • Page 550. (10. (10. replace Eq.144) by r r  √ h ¯ ¯h √ † ˆ h0 | a ˆ +a ˆ | ni = n + 1δ0. replace Γsbs i→f by Γi→f . replace Eq.~k − 1|ˆ aλ. replace in Eq.11) by ˆ h ˆ −itH/¯ ˆ h ˆ † (t)AˆU ˆ (t) = eitH/¯ .n−1 .114) by r e 2π¯h ~ ˆ hΦf | vˆλ. (10.~k i me ωk V r e 2π¯h p ~ ˆ = nλ. ¯hωk N λ. h0 | X | ni = 2mω0 2mω0 18 . me ωk V abs • Page 570. AˆH (t) = U Ae • Page 563. • Page 573. • Page 550. (10.102) by ˆr = H 2 XX ~ k ~ λ   ˆ ~+1 .134) by Z 1 ∗ ~ 2 |~ε · df i | dΩ ωf2 i ωδ(ωif − ω) dω. replace Eq. (10.n+1 + nδ0. (10.3) by ˆ h ˆ (t. replace Eq. replace Eq. ~ B(~ • Page 568. replace the last term of Eq. 2π¯ hc3 λ • Page 574. ˆ h ˆ h ˆ (t) = eitH/¯ ˆ (t) = e−itH/¯ • Page 550.~k | Φi i = hψf | eik·~r ~ελ · P~ | ψi ihnλ. replace Eq.116). replace U by U .

t)i = a − 16a cos hψ(x. (10. (10. (10. t) | X | ψ(x. t)i = 2 2 2 9π 2  2  3π ¯ht a 16a = − 2 cos . (10.• Page 580. replace Eq. • Page 581.188).193) by ˆ H (t) | ψ(x. replace Eq. replace E2 − E1 = 3π 2 ¯h2 t/(2ma2 ) by E2 − E1 = 3π 2 ¯ h2 /(2ma2 ). (10. replace Eq. So. line following Eq. a 0 a a 3a • Page 580.189) by   Z  πx  2πx 4π a 8i¯h sin cos hφ1 | Pˆ | φ2 i = −i¯ h dx = = −hφ2 | Pˆ | φ1 i. Eq. (10. t) | X 2 9π 2  3π 2 ¯ht 2ma2  8¯ht + sin 3ma  3π 2 ¯ht 2ma2  . second term of Eq. replace “>” by “i”. 2 9π 2ma2 • Page 580.195). • Page 580.188) by   1 a a 16a  −i(E2 −E1 )t/¯h i(E2 −E1 )t/¯ h ˆ e +e + − hψ(x.195) becomes .

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.Appendix A • Page 629. sin θ Appendix B • Page 633. ∂z ∂r ∂z ∂θ ∂z ∂ϕ ∂z ∂r r ∂θ • Page 635.29) by ˆ− = L ˆ x − iL ˆ y = −¯he−iϕ L 20  ∂ ∂ − i cot θ ∂θ ∂ϕ  . (B. (A.16) by ∂ ∂r ∂ ∂θ ∂ ∂ϕ ∂ sin θ ∂ ∂ = + + = cos θ − . replace Eq. replace Eq. (B. (B. replace Eq. replace Eq. replace Eq.8) by 1 2π Z +∞ eikx dk = −∞ 1 lim 2π →0 Z +1/ sin(x/) = δ(x).24) by δ(~r − ~r 0 ) = r2 1 δ(r − r0 )δ(θ − θ0 )δ(ϕ − ϕ0 ). (A.6) by dy = sin θ sin ϕ dr + r cos θ sin ϕ dθ + r sin θ cos ϕ dϕ. →0 πx eikx dk = lim −1/ • Page 631. • Page 634.