Quantum Mechanics. Mit CD-ROM für Windows ab 95/Mac OS

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August 2005



This course on quantum mechanics gives a fresh and modern approach to the field. It is a textbook on the principles of the theory, its mathematical framework and its first applications. It constantly refers to modern and practical developments, tunneling microscopy, quantum information, Bell inequalities, quantum cryptography, Bose-Einstein condensation and quantum astrophysics. The book also contains 92 exercises with their solutions. Supplementary material on contains outstanding and "easy access" Java-based simulations, which illustratively help the user to better understand how the theory actually operates. It also contains a variety of links where one can discover updated applications and further readings.


Quantum Phenomena.
The Wave Function and the Schrödinger Equation.
Physical Quantities and Measurements.
Quantization of Energy in Simple Systems.
Principles of Quantum Mechanics.
Two-State Systems, Principle of the Maser.
Commutation of Observables.
The Stern-Gerlach Experiment.
Approximation Methods.
Angular Momentum.
Initial Description of Atoms.
Spin 1/2 and Magnetic Resonance.
Addition of Angular Momenta, Fine and Hyperfine Structure of Atomic Spectra.
Entangled States, EPR Paradox and Bell's Inequality.
The Lagrangian and Hamiltonian Formalisms, Lorentz Force in Quantum Mechanics.
Identical Particles and the Pauli Principle.
The Evolution of Systems.
Scattering Processes.
Qualitative Physics on a Macroscopic Scale.
Early History of Quantum Mechanics.


Jean-Louis Basdevant is Professor and Chair of the Department of Physics at the Ecole Polytechnique, and Director of Research for the CNRS.


From the reviews of the first edition:"This textbook on quantum mechanics is the corrected second printing of the book, that first appeared in 2002. ... Great attention is paid to give some intuition of the phenomena ... . Connection to recent experiments and topics, objects of new research developments, as well as to the historical aspects, is made whenever possible. Also each chapter ends with a nice bibliography ... together with very interesting exercises ... . " (Bassano Vacchini, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1087, 2006)
EAN: 9783540277064
ISBN: 3540277064
Untertitel: 1st. ed. , corr. 2nd printing. 2002. Corr. 2nd. 84 Fig. Book w. online files/update. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: Springer-Verlag GmbH
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2005
Seitenanzahl: XXIV
Format: gebunden
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