Schaum's Outline of Quantum Mechanics, Second Edition

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May 25, 2010


Paperback, 384 pages

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0071623582 / 9780071623582


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Topics include: Mathematical Background; Schrodinger Equation and Applications; Foundations of Quantum Mechanics; Harmonic Oscillator; Angular Momentum; Spin; Hydrogen-Like Atoms; Particle Motion in an Electromagnetic Field; Solution Methods in Quantum Mechanics; Solutions Methods in Quantum Mechanics; Numerical Methods in Quantum Mechanics; Identical Particles; Addition of Angular Momenta; Scattering Theory; and Semiclassical Treatment of Radiation

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Table of contents

Introduction.Mathematical Background.Schrodinger Equation and Applications.Foundations of Quantum Mechanics.Harmonic Oscillator.Angular Momentum.Spin.Hydrogen-Like Atoms.Particle Motion in an Electromagnetic Field.Solution Methods in Quantum Mechanics.Part A: Solutions Methods in Quantum Mechanics.Part B: Numerical Methods in Quantum Mechanics.Identical Particles.Addition of Angular Momenta.Scattering Theory.Semiclassical Treatment of Radiation.

Author comments

Yoav Peleg Ph.D.. received his doctorate in physics from the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. He has published to date dozens of articles, mostly in the area of general relativity and quantum cosmology. Currently he is working as a researcher with Motorola Israel.

Reuven Pnini, Ph.D., received his doctorate in physics from the Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. He has published to date several articles, mostly in the area of condensed matter physics. He is currently the chief scientific editor of Rakefet Publishing Ltd.

Elyahu Zaarur, M.Sc., received his master of science in physics from Technion Institute of Technology in Haifa, Israel. He has published more than a dozen books on physics. He is currently the managing director of Rakefet Publishing Ltd.

Eugene Hecht, Ph.D., is a full-time member of the Physics Department of Adelphi University in New York. He has authored eight books including Optics, Third Edition, published by Addison Wesley, which has been the leading text in the field, worldwide, for almost two decades. Dr. Hecht has also written Schaum's Outline of Optics and Schaum's Outline of College Physics.

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