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Practical quantum mechanics : modern tools and applications

Author: Efstratios Manousakis
Publisher: Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Series: Oxford graduate texts.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : First editionView all editions and formats
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Quantum mechanics forms the foundation of all modern physics, including atomic, nuclear, and molecular physics, the physics of the elementary particles, condensed matter physics, and also modern astrophysics. This book presents the reader with modern tools, approaches, approximations, and applications of quantum mechanics.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Efstratios, Manousakis.
Practical quantum mechanics : modern tools and applications.
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016
(DLC) 18753244
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Efstratios Manousakis
ISBN: 9780191066306 0191066303 0191813478 9780191813474 0198749341 9780198749349
OCLC Number: 927140709
Description: 1 online resource (332 pages)
Contents: 1. Schrodinger equation on a lattice ; 2. Dirac notation ; 3. Back to Schrodinger equation on the lattice ; 4. Operator-mechanics ; 5. Time evolution and wave packets ; 6. Simulaneaous observables ; 7. Continuity equation and wavefunction properties ; 8. Bond states in one-dimension ; 9. Scattering in one dimension ; 10. Periodic Potentials ; 11. The harmonic oscillator ; 12. WKB approximation ; 13. Quantum mechanics and path integrals ; 14. Applications of path integrals ; 15. Angular momentum ; 16. Bound states in spherically symmetric potentials ; 17. The hydrogen-like atom ; 18. Angular momentum and spherical symmetry ; 19. Scattering in 3D ; 20. Time independent perturbation expansion ; 21. Applications of perturbation theory ; 22. Time-dependent Hamiltonian ; 23. Spin angular momentum ; 24. Adding angular momenta ; 25. Identical particles ; 26. Elementary atomic physics ; 27. Molecules ; 28. The elasticity field ; 29. Quantization of the free electromagnetic field ; 30. Interaction of radiation with charged particles ; 31. Elementary relativistic quantum mechanics
Series Title: Oxford graduate texts.
Responsibility: Efstratios Manousakis.

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