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The ITEM column contains these entries for week n: nread READING for week n = sections from textbooks nA LECTURE #1 = Monday nB LECTURE #2 = Wednesday nd DISCUSSION = Wednesday The READING item gives textbook sections for each week where the letters mean: G Griffiths = the required textbook J Jain = the alternative $2.88 eBook DATE ITEM CONTENT ============================================================================ 1read J:2,3 T 1/16 1A - the need for QM I R 1/18 1B - the need for QM II - the Bohr atom 1d - special relativity review - Compton scattering ============================================================================ 2read J:4,5 G:1,2.4 T 1/23 2A R 1/25 2B 2d ============================================================================ ... perpetual construction ... ============================================================================ 16 <<<<< FINAL EXAM: TBA around week 7 >>>>> <<<<< rooms: TBA >>>>> • 486 Course Explorer pageRegistrar's Final Exam site