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|Additional Physical Format:||Printed edition:|
|Material Type:||Document, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Internet Resource, Computer File|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
Ángel S Sanz; S Miret-Artés
|Description:||1 online resource (xix, 333 pages) : illustrations (some color).|
|Contents:||Wave-Packet Dynamics: The Free-Particle Physics --
Quantum Interference and Superposition --
Interference and Interferometry --
Bound System Dynamics --
Tunneling Dynamics --
Atom Scattering from Periodic Surfaces --
Scattering from Surface Defects and Activated Diffusion --
Many-Body Systems and Quantum Hydrodynamics.
|Series Title:||Lecture notes in physics, 831.|
|Responsibility:||Ángel S. Sanz, Salvador Miret-Artés.|
Trajectory-based formalisms are an intuitively appealing way of describing quantum processes because they allow the use of "classical" concepts. Beginning as an introductory level suitable for students, this two-volume monograph presents (1) the fundamentals and (2) the applications of the trajectory description of basic quantum processes. This second volume is focussed on simple and basic applications of quantum processes such as interference and diffraction of wave packets, tunneling, diffusion and bound-state and scattering problems. The corresponding analysis is carried out within the Bohmian framework. By stressing its interpretational aspects, the book leads the reader to an alternative and complementary way to better understand the underlying quantum dynamics.
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