Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

Introduction to Quantum Mechanics

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For one-semester/-year, junior-/senior-level courses in Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Chemistry. This text first teaches students how to do quantum mechanics, and then provides them with a more insightful discussion of what it means. Fundamental principles are covered, quantum theory presented, and special techniques developed for attacking realistic problems. Two-part coverage organizes topics under basic theory, and assembles an arsenal of approximation schemes with illustrative more

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  • Hardback | 480 pages
  • 178 x 230 x 22mm | 884.5g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 2nd edition
  • 0131118927
  • 9780131118928
  • 444,543

Table of contents

I. THEORY. 1. The Wave Function. 2. The Time-Independent Schrodinger Equation. 3. Formalism. 4. Quantum Mechanics in Three Dimensions. 5. Identical Particles. II. APPLICATIONS. 6. Time-Independent Perturbation Theory. 7. The Variational Principles. 8. The WKB Approximation. 9. Time-Dependent Perturbation Theory. 10. The Adiabatic Approximation. 11. Scattering. Afterword. more

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This book first teaches learners how to "do" quantum mechanics, and then provides them with more

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