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Quantum Physics For Dummies By Steven Holzner

Quantum Physics For Dummies by Steven Holzner

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Summary

From what quantum physics can do for the world to understanding hydrogen atoms, readers will get complete coverage of the subject, along with numerous examples to help them tackle the tough equations. Quantum Physics For Dummies lets students study at their own paces and helps them prepare for graduate or professional exams.

Quantum Physics For Dummies Summary

Quantum Physics For Dummies by Steven Holzner

Quantum Physics For Dummies helps make quantum physics understandable and accessible. From what quantum physics can do for the world to understanding hydrogen atoms, readers will get complete coverage of the subject, along with numerous examples to help them tackle the tough equations. Compatible with classroom text books and courses, Quantum Physics For Dummies lets students study at their own paces and helps them prepare for graduate or professional exams. Coverage includes: The Schrodinger Equation and its Applications The Foundations of Quantum Physics Vector Notation Spin Scattering Theory, Angular Momentum, and more

About Steven Holzner

Steven Holzner taught physics at Cornell University for more than ten years. He also taught at Massachusetts Institute of Technology and has written more than 95 books about programming. Holzner is the author of Differential Equations For Dummies.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Part I: Small World, Huh? Essential Quantum Physics. Chapter 1: Discoveries and Essential Quantum Physics. Chapter 2: Entering the Matrix: Welcome to State Vectors. Part II: Bound and Undetermined: Handling Particles in Bound States. Chapter 3: Getting Stuck in Energy Wells. Chapter 4: Back and Forth with Harmonic Oscillators. Part III: Turning to Angular Momentum and Spin. Chapter 5: Working with Angular Momentum on the Quantum Level. Chapter 6: Getting Dizzy with Spin. Part IV: Multiple Dimensions: Going 3D with Quantum Physics167. 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. Part V: Group Dynamics: Introducing Multiple Particles. Chapter 11: Giving Systems a Push: Perturbation Theory. Chapter 12: Wham-Blam! Scattering Theory. Part VI: The Part of Tens. Chapter 13: Ten Quantum Physics Tutorials. Chapter 14: Ten Quantum Physics Triumphs. Glossary. Index.

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GOR003036481
9780470381885
0470381884
Quantum Physics For Dummies by Steven Holzner
Used - Very Good
Paperback
John Wiley and Sons Ltd
2009-01-28
336
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