Quantum Physics / Edition 1by Stephen Gasiorowicz
Pub. Date: 04/24/1974
Quantum mechanics book with heavy emphasis on applications. Focuses on the physics of the applications, rather than on the mathematical structure. Order of magnitude estimates of effects are presented and calculated in detail. Nonclassical results are reconciled with classical expectations. In addition to core material, this edition contains new material on degenerate matter, the integral Quantum Hall Effect, the Einstein derivation of stimulated emission, lasers and the density matrix, exponential decay, and more. Features 60% more problems.
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Table of ContentsThe Limits of Classical Physics.
Wave Packets and the Uncertainty Relations.
The Schrodinger Wave Equation and the Probability Interpretation.
Eigenfunctions and Eigenvalues.
The General Structure of Wave Mechanics.
Operator Methods in Quantum Mechanics.
N -Particle Systems.
The Schrodinger Equation in Three Dimensions I. The Schrodinger Equation in Three Dimensions II.
The Hydrogen Atom.
Interaction of Electrons with Electromagnetic Field.
Operators, Matrices, and Spin.
The Addition of Angular Momenta.
Time-Independent Perturbation Theory.
The Real Hydrogen Atom.
The Helium Atom.
The Structure of Atoms.
The Radiation of Atoms.
Selected Topics in Radiation Theory.
The Absorption of Radiation in Matter.
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