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Quantum chaos : an introduction

Author: Hans-Jürgen Stöckmann
Publisher: Cambridge [England] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1999.
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"This book introduces the quantum mechanics of classically chaotic systems, or Quantum Chaos for short. The basic concepts of quantum chaos can be grasped easily by any student of physics, but the underlying physical principles tend to be obscured by the mathematical apparatus used to describe it. The author's philosophy, therefore, has been to keep the discussion simple and to illustrate theory, wherever possible,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Hans-Jürgen Stöckmann
ISBN: 0521592844 9780521592840
OCLC Number: 40113431
Description: xi, 368 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Billiard experiments --
3. Random matrices --
4. Floquet and tight-binding systems --
5. Eigenvalue dynamics --
6. Scattering systems --
7. Semiclassical quantum mechanics --
8. Applications of periodic orbit theory.
Responsibility: Hans-Jürgen Stöckmann.
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This book introduces the quantum mechanics of classically chaotic systems, or quantum chaos for short. The author's philosophy has been to keep the discussion simple and illustrate theory, wherever  Read more...

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"At present this seems to be the best textbook on quantum chaos. It strikes the right balance between the presentation of theory and experiment." Pageoph "Reading Stoeckmann's monograph gives a Read more...

 
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