Quantum Mechanics

Author: Eugen Merzbacher
Publisher: Wiley
ISBN: 0471887021
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Rapid advances in quantum optics, atomic physics, particle physics and other areas have been driven by fantastic progress in instrumentation (especially lasers) and computing technology as well as by the ever-increasing emphasis on symmetry and information concepts-requiring that all physicists receive a thorough grounding in quantum mechanics. This book provides a carefully structured and complete exposition of quantum mechanics and illustrates the common threads linking many different phenomena and subfields of physics.

Quantum Mechanics

Author: Albert Messiah
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486791661
Size: 15.32 MB
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"Strongly recommended" by the American Journal of Physics, this volume serves as a text for advanced undergraduates and graduate students of physics as well as a reference for professionals. Clear in its presentation and scrupulous in its attention to detail, the treatment originally appeared in a two-volume French edition. This convenient single-volume translation begins with formalism and its interpretation, starting with the origins of quantum theory and examinations of matter waves and the Schrödinger equation, one-dimensional quantized systems, the uncertainty relations, and the mathematical framework and physical content of formalism. The second half opens with an exploration of symmetries and invariance, including a consideration of angular momentum, identical particles and the Pauli exclusion principle, invariance and conservation laws, and time reversal. Methods of approximation include those involving stationary perturbations, the equation of motion, variational method, and collision theory. The final chapters review the elements of relativistic quantum mechanics, and each of the two volumes concludes with useful appendixes.

Quantum Mechanics

Author: L D Landau
Publisher: Elsevier
ISBN: 9781483149127
Size: 14.75 MB
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Quantum Mechanics, Third Edition: Non-relativistic Theory is devoted to non-relativistic quantum mechanics. The theory of the addition of angular momenta, collision theory, and the theory of symmetry are examined, together with spin, nuclear structure, motion in a magnetic field, and diatomic and polyatomic molecules. This book is comprised of 18 chapters and begins with an introduction to the basic concepts of quantum mechanics, with emphasis on the uncertainty principle, the principle of superposition, and operators, as well as the continuous spectrum and the wave function. The following chapters explore energy and momentum; Schrödinger's equation; angular momentum; and motion in a centrally symmetric field and in a magnetic field. Perturbation theory, spin, and the properties of quasi-classical systems are also considered. The remaining chapters deal with the identity of particles, atoms, and diatomic and polyatomic molecules. The final two chapters describe elastic and inelastic collisions. This monograph will be a valuable source of information for physicists.

Quantum Mechanics Fundamentals

Author: Kurt Gottfried
Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media
ISBN: 9780387216232
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Quantum mechanics was already an old and solidly established subject when the first edition of this book appeared in 1966. The context in which a graduate text on quantum mechanics is studied today has changed a good deal, however. In 1966, most entering physics graduate students had a quite limited exposure to quan tum mechanics in the form of wave mechanics. Today the standard undergraduate curriculum contains a large dose of elementary quantum mechanics, and often intro duces the abstract formalism due to Dirac. Back then, the study of the foundations by theorists and experimenters was close to dormant, and very few courses spent any time whatever on this topic. At that very time, however, John Bell's famous theorem broke the ice, and there has been a great flowering ever since, especially in the laboratory thanks to the development of quantum optics, and more recently because of the interest in quantum computing. And back then, the Feynman path integral was seen by most as a very imaginative but rather useless formulation of quantum mechanics, whereas it now plays a large role in statistical physics and quantum field theory, especially in computational work. For these and other reasons, this book is not just a revision of the 1966 edition. It has been rewritten throughout, is differently organized, and goes into greater depth on many topics that were in the old edition.

Quantum Mechanics

Author: G. S. Chaddha
Publisher: New Age International
ISBN: 8122414656
Size: 16.82 MB
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The Book Is Written Based On Author'S Over Twenty Years Experience Of Teaching Quantum Mechanics To Graduate Students In Physics. It Contains The Portion To Be Covered At Undergraduate Level And Comprises A Two Semester Course For Graduate (Physics) Students. End Of Almost Each Chapter Contains A Problem Set. Most Of The Problems In The Set Are Solved So That Students Can Have An In Depth Knowledge Of The Subject. It Is Strictly In Accordance With The Author'S Conception That No One Can Learn A Subject Without Solving Problems. To Understand The Topics Covered In This Book, Consultation Of No Other Book On Quantum Mechanics Is Necessary. Of Course A Thorough Knowledge Of Vectors And Special Functions Is Assumed. Though A Large Number Of Books Are Available In The Subject, None Of Them Can Be Accepted As A Single Textbook.