Holzner, Steven.

Quantum physics for dummies / Steven Holzner. - First Edition - xiv, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm. - For dummies .

Chapter 1: Discoveries and essential quantum physics --
Chapter 2: Entering the matrix: welcome to state vectors --
Chapter 3: Getting stuck in energy wells --
Chapter 4: Back and forth with harmonic oscillators --
Chapter 5: Working with angular momentum on the quantum level --
Chapter 6: Getting dizzy with spin --
Chapter 7: Rectangular coordinates: solving problems in three dimensions --
Chapter 8: Solving problems in three dimensions: spherical coordinates --
Chapter 9: Understanding hydrogen atoms --
Chapter 10: Handling many identical particles --
Chapter 11: Giving systems a push: perturbation theory --
Chapter 12: Wham-blam! Scattering theory --
Chapter 13: Ten quantum physics tutorials --
Chapter 14: Ten quantum physics triumphs.

"Helps understand quantum physics. This book covers the Schrodinger Equation and its applications; the foundations of Quantum Physics; vector notation; spin scattering theory, angular momentum, and more"--

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Quantum theory

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