Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics

Quantum Dynamics with Trajectories

Introduction to Quantum Hydrodynamics

Authors: Wyatt, Robert E.

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Remarkable progress has recently been made in the application of quantumtrajectories as the computational tool for solving quantum mechanical problems. This is the first book to present these developments in the broader context of the hydrodynamical formulation of quantum dynamics. In addition to a thorough discussion of the quantum trajectory equations of motion, there is considerable material that deals with phase space dynamics, adaptive moving grids, electronic energy transfer, and trajectories for stationary states.

On the pedagogical side, a number of sections of this book will be accessible to students who have had an introductory quantum mechanics course. There is also considerable material for advanced researchers, and chapters in the book cover both methodology and applications. The book will be useful to students and researchers in physics, chemistry, applied math, and computational dynamics.

"This excellent book covers a wide range of topics associated with Quantum Hydrodynamics.

It's an excellent survey of the history, current state-of-the-field, and future research directions."

Brian Kendrick,Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos,NM, USA

The book is unique in that it addresses with equal expertise, computational methodology and theoretical connections at the interface between de Broglie-Bohm theory and phase space moment methods.A highly didactic text, to be recommended to graduate students and researchers in physics and chemistry.

Irene Burghardt,Departement de chimie, Ecole Normale Superieure, Paris, France

Wyatt shows how one can use the ideas drawn from Bohm's interpretation to develop new and efficient computational methods for both time dependent and time independent quantum mechanics.This is THE definitive text on practical Bohmian mechanics.

Eric Bittner,Department of Chemistry, University of Houston, Tx, USA

 

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From the reviews:

"This excellent book covers a wide range of topics associated with Quantum Hydrodynamics. It's an excellent survey of the history, current state-of-the-field, and future research directions." (Brian Kendrick, Theoretical Division, Los Alamos National Laboratory, Los Alamos, NM, USA)

"The book is unique in that it addresses with equal expertise, computational methodology and theoretical connections at the interface between de Broglie-Bohm theory and phase space moment methods. A highly didactic text, to be recommended to graduate students and researchers in physics and chemistry." (Irene Burghardt, Dépt. de chimie, Ecole Normale Supérieure, Paris, France)

"Wyatt shows how one can use the ideas drawn from Bohm's interpretation to develop new and efficient computational methods for both time dependent and time independent quantum mechanics.This is THE definitive text on practical Bohmian mechanics." (Eric Bittner, Dept. of Chemistry, University of Houston, TX, USA)

"The book under review is a good introduction to quantum hydrodynamics and an invaluable survey of the subject. It is written in clear and rigorous language and may be helpful both for novices having basic knowledge in quantum mechanics and experts. … Numerous illustrations, results of numerical computations and historical comments make reading more fascinating." (Sergei A. Nemnyugin, Mathematical Reviews, Issue 2006 k)

"This book presents the state of the art in the quantum trajectory (QT) method and its applications in quantum hydrodynamics. … In addition to advanced issues at the level of professional researchers, the book also contains many introductory elements that can nicely serve also to graduate students as a suitable extension of their textbook literature on quantum mechanics. Numerous boxes with outlines and summaries of basic results of chapter are particularly valuable to those who need a brief and concise information on a particular item." (Vladimir Cadež, Zentralblatt MATH, Vol. 1107 (9), 2007)


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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Quantum Dynamics with Trajectories
Book Subtitle
Introduction to Quantum Hydrodynamics
Authors
Series Title
Interdisciplinary Applied Mathematics
Series Volume
28
Copyright
2005
Publisher
Springer-Verlag New York
Copyright Holder
Springer-Verlag New York
eBook ISBN
978-0-387-28145-2
DOI
10.1007/0-387-28145-2
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-387-22964-5
Softcover ISBN
978-1-4419-1990-8
Series ISSN
0939-6047
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXII, 408
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