Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics/the Coulomb Model of the Hydrogen Atom/approximation Methods in Quantum Mechanics

Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics/the Coulomb Model of the Hydrogen Atom/approximation Methods in Quantum Mechanics

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Topics include: Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics: orbital angular momentum, The Schrodinger equation in spherical polar co-ordinates, and rotational states of molecules; Spin, The effects of spin; The Coulomb Model of the Hydrogen Atom: The Coulomb model, Probabilities and expectation values, Modifications to the Coulomb model; Approximation in Quantum Mechanics: Introducing perturbation theory: defining the perturbed hamiltonian, the unperturbed hamiltonian and the perturbian, defining the perturbian expansion, deriving the first-order approximation for the energy eigenvalues and applying it to simple problems, the first-order corrections for the eigenvectors and the second-order corrections for the eigenvalues, the variational method: an approximation technique for estimating the energies of stationary states.show more

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  • Paperback | 84 pages
  • OPEN UNIVERSITY PRESS
  • Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
  • 0335161987
  • 9780335161980