Quantum mechanics : concepts and applications / Nouredine Zettili.

By: Zettili, Nouredine
Material type: TextTextLanguage: English Publisher: Chichester ; New York : Wiley, c2001Description: xiv, 649 p. : ill. ; 25 cmISBN: 0471489433 (hardback : acidfree paper); 0471489441 (pbk. : acidfree paper); 9780471489436 Subject(s): Quantum theoryDDC classification: 530.12 LOC classification: QC174.12 | .Z47 2001Online resources: WorldCat details | Ebook Fulltext
Contents:
Table of contents Origins of Quantum Physics -- Historical Note -- Particle Aspect of Radiation -- Blackbody Radiation -- Photoelectric Effect -- Compton Effect -- Pair Production -- Wave Aspect of Particles -- de Broglie's Hypothesis: Matter Waves -- Experimental Confirmation of de Broglie's Hypothesis -- Matter Waves for Macroscopic Objects -- Particles versus Waves -- Classical View of Particles and Waves -- Quantum View of Particles and Waves -- Wave-Particle Duality: Complementarity -- Principle of Linear Superposition -- Indeterministic Nature of the Microphysical World -- Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle -- Probabilistic Interpretation -- Atomic Transitions and Spectroscopy -- Rutherford Planetary Model of the Atom -- Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom -- Quantization Rules -- Wave Packets -- Localized Wave Packets -- Wave Packets and the Uncertainty Relations -- Motion of Wave Packets -- Mathematical Tools of Quantum Mechanics -- The Hilbert Space and Wave Functions -- The Linear Vector Space -- The Hilbert Space -- Dimension and Basis of a Vector Space -- Square-Integrable Functions: Wave Functions -- Dirac Notation -- Operators -- Hermitian Adjoint -- Projection Operators -- Commutator Algebra -- Uncertainty Relation between Two Operators -- Functions of Operators -- Inverse and Unitary Operators -- Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of an Operator -- Infinitesimal and Finite Unitary Transformations -- Representation in Discrete Bases -- Matrix Representation of Kets, Bras and Operators -- Change of Bases and Unitary Transformations.
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Zettili, Nouredine.
Quantum mechanics.
Chichester ; New York : Wiley, c2001
(OCoLC)689444305

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Table of contents Origins of Quantum Physics --
Historical Note --
Particle Aspect of Radiation --
Blackbody Radiation --
Photoelectric Effect --
Compton Effect --
Pair Production --
Wave Aspect of Particles --
de Broglie's Hypothesis: Matter Waves --
Experimental Confirmation of de Broglie's Hypothesis --
Matter Waves for Macroscopic Objects --
Particles versus Waves --
Classical View of Particles and Waves --
Quantum View of Particles and Waves --
Wave-Particle Duality: Complementarity --
Principle of Linear Superposition --
Indeterministic Nature of the Microphysical World --
Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle --
Probabilistic Interpretation --
Atomic Transitions and Spectroscopy --
Rutherford Planetary Model of the Atom --
Bohr Model of the Hydrogen Atom --
Quantization Rules --
Wave Packets --
Localized Wave Packets --
Wave Packets and the Uncertainty Relations --
Motion of Wave Packets --
Mathematical Tools of Quantum Mechanics --
The Hilbert Space and Wave Functions --
The Linear Vector Space --
The Hilbert Space --
Dimension and Basis of a Vector Space --
Square-Integrable Functions: Wave Functions --
Dirac Notation --
Operators --
Hermitian Adjoint --
Projection Operators --
Commutator Algebra --
Uncertainty Relation between Two Operators --
Functions of Operators --
Inverse and Unitary Operators --
Eigenvalues and Eigenvectors of an Operator --
Infinitesimal and Finite Unitary Transformations --
Representation in Discrete Bases --
Matrix Representation of Kets, Bras and Operators --
Change of Bases and Unitary Transformations.

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This textbook provides a balanced and modern approach to quantum mechanics. It combines the essential elements of the theory with the practical applications. Containing many examples and problems Read more...

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