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## Details

Genre/Form: | Electronic books |
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Additional Physical Format: | Printed edition: (OCoLC)1012291213 |

Material Type: | Document, Internet resource |

Document Type: | Internet Resource, Computer File |

All Authors / Contributors: |
Shu Hotta |

ISBN: | 9789811076718 9811076715 |

OCLC Number: | 1021187653 |

Description: | 1 online resource (XV, 627 pages) : illustrations |

Contents: | Part I. Quantum mechanics: 1. Schrödinger equation and its application -- 2. Quantum-mechanical harmonic oscillator -- 3. Hydrogen-like atoms -- 4. Optical transition and selection rules -- Part II. Electromagnetism: 5. Maxwell's equations -- 6. Reflection and transmission of electromagnetic waves in dielectric media -- 7. Light quanta: radiation and absorption -- 8. Introductory Green's functions -- Part III. Linear vector spaces: 9. Vectors and their transformation -- 10. Canonical forms of matrices -- 11. Inner product space -- 12. Hermitian operators and unitary operators -- Part IV. Group theory and its chemical applications: 13. Introductory group theory -- 14. Symmetry groups -- 15. Representation theory of groups -- 16. Applications of group theory to physical chemistry. |

Responsibility: | by Shu Hotta. |

### Abstract:

This book introduces basic concepts of mathematical physics to chemists. This approach helps chemists understand the basic concepts of quantum mechanics aided by their intuitive understanding without abstract argument, as chemists tend to think of natural phenomena and other factors intuitively rather than only logically.
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