Principles of quantum mechanics / Ramamurti Shankar.

By: Shankar, RamamurtiMaterial type: TextTextLanguage: English Copyright date: New York : Springer , 1994Edition: Second editionDescription: xviii, 676 pages : illustrations ; 26 cmISBN: 9780306447907; 0306447908Subject(s): Quantum theory | Mathematical physics | Mechanics | PhysicsDDC classification: 530.12 LOC classification: QC174.12 | .S52 1994Online resources: Publisher description | Table of contents only
Partial contents:
1. Mathematical Introduction -- 2. Review of Classical Mechanics -- 3. All Is Not Well with Classical Mechanics -- 4. The Postulates - a General Discussion -- 5. Simple Problems in One Dimension -- 6. The Classical Limit -- 7. The Harmonic Oscillator -- 8. The Path Integral Formulation of Quantum Theory -- 9. The Heisenberg Uncertainty Relations -- 10. Systems with N Degrees of Freedom -- 11. Symmetries and Their Consequences -- 12. Rotational Invariance and Angular Momentum -- 13. The Hydrogen Atom -- 14. Spin -- 15. Addition of Angular Momenta -- 16. Variational and WKB Methods -- 17. Time-Independent Perturbation Theory -- 18. Time-Dependent Perturbation Theory -- 19. Scattering Theory -- 20. The Dirac Equation -- 21. Path Integrals - II.
Abstract: Features mathematical introduction, a discussion of Time-reversal invariance, and coverage of a variety of path integrals and their applications. This text includes highlights such as: treatment of underlying mathematics; a review of Newtonian, Lagrangian, and Hamiltonian mechanics; and student understanding of quantum theory.
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Includes index.

Includes bibliographical references.

1. Mathematical Introduction -- 2. Review of Classical Mechanics -- 3. All Is Not Well with Classical Mechanics -- 4. The Postulates - a General Discussion -- 5. Simple Problems in One Dimension -- 6. The Classical Limit -- 7. The Harmonic Oscillator -- 8. The Path Integral Formulation of Quantum Theory -- 9. The Heisenberg Uncertainty Relations -- 10. Systems with N Degrees of Freedom -- 11. Symmetries and Their Consequences -- 12. Rotational Invariance and Angular Momentum -- 13. The Hydrogen Atom -- 14. Spin -- 15. Addition of Angular Momenta -- 16. Variational and WKB Methods -- 17. Time-Independent Perturbation Theory -- 18. Time-Dependent Perturbation Theory -- 19. Scattering Theory -- 20. The Dirac Equation -- 21. Path Integrals - II.

Features mathematical introduction, a discussion of Time-reversal invariance, and coverage of a variety of path integrals and their applications. This text includes highlights such as: treatment of underlying mathematics; a review of Newtonian, Lagrangian, and Hamiltonian mechanics; and student understanding of quantum theory.

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