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Quantum physics for dummies / Steven Holzner.

By: Holzner, Steven.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: --For dummies.Copyright date: Indianapolis, IN : Wiley Pub., Inc., 2009Edition: First Edition.Description: xiv, 318 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780470381885 (pbk.); 0470381884 (pbk.).Subject(s): Quantum theoryDDC classification: 539
Partial contents:
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.
Abstract: "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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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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