Theoretical Physics 6

Quantum Mechanics - Basics

Authors: Nolting, Wolfgang

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  • Covers it all, no need for additional textbooks, from basic quantum physics to the Dirac formulism
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About this Textbook

This textbook offers a clear and comprehensive introduction to the basics of quantum mechanics, one of the core components of undergraduate physics courses. It follows on naturally from the previous volumes in this series, thus developing the physical understanding further on to quantized states. The first part of the book introduces wave equations while exploring the Schrödinger equation and the hydrogen atom. More complex themes are covered in the second part of the book, which describes the Dirac formulism of quantum mechanics.

Ideally suited to undergraduate students with some grounding in classical mechanics and electrodynamics, the book is enhanced throughout with learning features such as boxed inserts and chapter summaries, with key mathematical derivations highlighted to aid understanding. The text is supported by numerous worked examples and end of chapter problem sets.



About the Theoretical Physics series

Translated from the renowned and highly successful German editions, the eight volumes of this series cover the complete core curriculum of theoretical physics at undergraduate level. Each volume is self-contained and provides all the material necessary for the individual course topic. Numerous problems with detailed solutions support a deeper understanding. Wolfgang Nolting is famous for his refined didactical style and has been referred to as the "German Feynman" in reviews.

About the authors

Prof. Dr Wolfgang Nolting is an emeritus professor of physics of the German Humboldt University in Berlin, whose research interests span solid state physics and magnetism. He has over 40 years of teaching experience at various institutions including the University of Münster, ETH Zürich, the University of Würzburg and the Universidad de Valladolid in Spain. His acclaimed German textbook series on Theoretical Physics has now attained the rank of a standard work in physics education.

Table of contents (4 chapters)

Table of contents (4 chapters)
  • Inductive Reasons for the Wave Mechanics

    Pages 1-75

    Nolting, Wolfgang

  • Schrödinger Equation

    Pages 77-123

    Nolting, Wolfgang

  • Fundamentals of Quantum Mechanics (Dirac-Formalism)

    Pages 125-233

    Nolting, Wolfgang

  • Simple Model Systems

    Pages 235-316

    Nolting, Wolfgang

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eBook  
  • ISBN 978-3-319-54386-4
  • Digitally watermarked, DRM-free
  • Included format: EPUB, PDF
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Hardcover $109.99
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  • ISBN 978-3-319-54385-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Institutional customers should get in touch with their account manager
  • Covid-19 shipping restrictions
  • Usually ready to be dispatched within 3 to 5 business days, if in stock
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
Theoretical Physics 6
Book Subtitle
Quantum Mechanics - Basics
Authors
Copyright
2017
Publisher
Springer International Publishing
Copyright Holder
Springer Nature Switzerland AG
eBook ISBN
978-3-319-54386-4
DOI
10.1007/978-3-319-54386-4
Hardcover ISBN
978-3-319-54385-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XV, 516
Number of Illustrations
120 b/w illustrations
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