Textbook
Quantum Physics, 3rd EditionISBN: 9780471057000
352 pages
April 2003, ©2003

Description
* Derivations are complete and the theory is applied whenever possible.
* Gasiorowicz is a world class researcher in quantum physics.
Table of Contents
Wave Particle Duality, Probability, and the Schrödinger Equation.
Eigenvalues, Eigenfunctions, and the Expansion Postulate.
OneDimensional Potentials.
The General Structure of Wave Mechanics.
Operator Methods in Quantum Mechanics.
Angular Momentum.
The Schrödinger Equation in Three Dimensions and the Hydrogen Atom.
Matrix Representation of Operators.
Spin.
TimeIndependent Perturbation Theory.
The Real Hydrogen Atom.
Many Particle Systems.
About Atoms and Molecules.
TimeDependent Perturbation Theory.
The Interaction of Charged Particles with the Electromagnetic Field.
Radiative Decays.
Selected Topics on Radiation.
Collision Theory.
Entanglement and Its Implications.
Physical Constants.
References.
Index.
New to This Edition
 The ordering of chapters has been changed so that the book divides more neatly into the basics of quantum mechanics and the most important applications that one would want to cover in a onesemester course.
 The discussion of the general structure of wave mechanics and the more abstract description of quantum mechanics (including Dirac Notation) has been expanded.
 New topics have been added including a discussion of the threelevel system and a chapter on entanglement and macroscopic superposition.
The Wiley Advantage
 The ordering of chapters has been changed so that the book divides more neatly into the basics of quantum mechanics and the most important applications that one would want to cover in a onesemester course.
 The discussion of the general structure of wave mechanics and the more abstract description of quantum mechanics (including Dirac Notation) has been expanded.
 New topics have been added including a discussion of the threelevel system and a chapter on entanglement and macroscopic superposition.
 The treatment of an electron in a magnetic field has been to
late place in the book to form a unit (Chs. 16, 17, and 18) on
radiative decays and radiation.
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