Group Theory and Quantum Mechanics (Grundlehren der by Bartel L. van der Waerden

By Bartel L. van der Waerden

Van der Waerden wrote this ebook in 1932, concerning the comparable epoch of Hermann Weyl's booklet on team concept, in German. After a extraordinary hole of forty two (!) years, he ready this moment version, this time in English. it really is most likely the cleanest and so much rigorous exposition of workforce thought ever made "for physicists". The prices have been wanted simply because van der Waerden's slant is especially in the direction of math, so far as mathematical rigour is worried. yet what a readability! And what an exceptional selection of themes! After a evaluation of easy quantum mechanics in a slightly mathematically rigorous and fresh kind, it begins with team idea itself. It manages to evidence the fundamental theorems approximately teams without or with operators, speak about illustration thought within the context of observables and symmetries, reveal completely Lie teams (translations, rotations and the Lorentz group), spinors and the Dirac equation, and diversifications, and introduce in short molecule spectra, all that during approximately two hundred pages!! No time-wasting like so much different books, which appear to "over-wrap" the most center of the topic, making it difficult to peel. there's a really great amount of references to heavy Lie team conception and sensible research' theorems, yet right here i need to believe the writer that placing additionally their proofs would not upload something ecocnomic, simply because they might be past the book's scope and completely out of context. Even in those exclusions we observe the author's wisdom.

I deeply remorse that this masterpiece is out-of-print. I DO insist that Springer may still reprint it once attainable!

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Elementary particles by I. S. Hughes

By I. S. Hughes

This is often the 3rd variation of a textual content that's already good verified as one of many normal undergraduate books with reference to undemanding particle physics. Professor Hughes has up to date the complete textual content according to present particle nomenclature and has additional fabric to hide vital new advancements. there's additionally a very new significant bankruptcy on particle physics and cosmology, an exhilarating topic that has turn into a space of accelerating significance in recent times. during this box a lot could be discovered from the way in which the topic has constructed, and so, the place this is helping its knowing, a old therapy is used. in contrast to different texts in this topic, in any respect levels the writer heavily hyperlinks theoretical advancements to the correct experimental measurements, offering a valid origin to what may possibly rather be a slightly summary topic. He additionally offers ancient heritage the place it is going to reduction comprehension of the fabric.

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Quantum Theory of Motion, The: An account of the De by Peter R. Holland

By Peter R. Holland

This ebook offers the 1st complete exposition of the translation of quantum mechanics pioneered by means of Louis de Broglie and David Bohm. the aim is to provide an explanation for how quantum procedures might be visualized with no ambiguity or confusion by way of an easy actual version. Dr. Holland develops the concept a cloth process similar to an electron is a particle guided through a surrounding quantum wave. He examines the vintage phenomena of quantum thought for you to express how the spacetime orbits of an ensemble of debris can reproduce the statistical quantum predictions. The booklet will hence entice all physicists with an curiosity within the foundations in their self-discipline.

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Highly Excited Atoms by Jean-Patrick Connerade

By Jean-Patrick Connerade

This publication is an creation to the physics of hugely excited, simply perturbed or interacting atoms. The ebook starts off with a short advent to the conventional view of electron shells and their houses, after which is going directly to talk about Rydberg states, quantum disorder concept, atomic f-values, centrifugal barrier results, autoionisation, internal shell and double excitation spectra, K-matrix concept, atoms in excessive laser fields, statistical tools, quantum chaos, and atomic results in solids. The emphasis is all through on radial homes, orbital cave in, many physique results, the breakdown of the self reliant particle process, the emergence of chaos, and the behaviour of atoms within clusters and solids. a truly complete account of autoionisation contains not just the traditional remedy for remoted resonances, but additionally a number of substitute methods. The e-book discusses many experimental examples and has many diagrams and a accomplished reference checklist.

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The noisy oscillator: the first 100 years, from Einstein by Moshe Gitterman

By Moshe Gitterman

This ebook includes accomplished descriptions of stochastic strategies defined by means of underdamped and overdamped oscillator equations with additive and multiplicative random forcing. The latter is linked to random frequency or random damping. The assurance comprises descriptions of assorted new phenomena chanced on within the final hundred years because the rationalization of Brownian movement by way of Einstein, Smoluchovski and Langevin, comparable to the shift of sturdy issues, noise-enhanced balance, stochastic resonance, resonant activation, and stabilization of metastable states. as well as many purposes in physics, chemistry, biology, medication, economics and sociology, those discoveries have clarified the deep courting among determinism and stochasticity, which seems to be complimentary instead of contradictory, with noise taking part in either positive and harmful roles.

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Quantum chemistry: Methods and applications by Raymond Daudel

By Raymond Daudel

There are various books which disguise some of the points of quantum chemistry. a lot of those books, even if, concentrat on utilizing the result of calculations to debate definite actual or chemical difficulties and provides might be few information on how the calculations have been performed. This booklet has been meant if you may possibly desire to understand how to calculate wave capabilities for molecules and the way to take advantage of those capabilities to review the various actual and chemical houses of those components.

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