Quantum Physics: Volume 1  From Basics to Symmetries and PerturbationsISBN: 9783527409792
616 pages
December 2010

Problems and solutions are integrated throughout the text.
Quantum Physics: Volume 1  From Basics to Symmetries and Perturbations
Preface xiii
1 Origin of Main Quantum Concepts 1
2 Wave Function and the Simplest Problems 25
3 Bound States 43
4 Dynamical Variables 67
5 Uncertainty Relations 85
6 Hilbert Space and Operators 119
7 Quantum Dynamics 153
8 Discrete Symmetries 187
9 OneDimensional Motion: Continuum 217
10 Variational Approach and Diagonalization 247
11 Discrete Spectrum and Harmonic Oscillator 267
12 Coherent and Squeezed States 293
13 Introducing Magnetic Field 315
14 Macroscopic Quantum Coherence 339
15 Semiclassical (WKB) Approximation 357
16 Angular Momentum and Spherical Functions 387
17 Motion in a Central Field 417
18 Hydrogen Atom 445
19 Stationary Perturbations 469
20 Spin 1/2 489
21 Finite Rotations and Tensor Operators 509
22 Angular Momentum Coupling 523
23 Fine and Hyperfine structure 545
24 Atom in a Static Field 567
References 587
Further Readings 591
Index 597
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