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Quantum mechanics

Author: Albert Messiah
Publisher: Amsterdam : North-Holland Pub. Co.; New York : Interscience Publishers, 1961-62.
Series: Series in physics.
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Messiah, Albert.
Quantum mechanics.
Amsterdam, North-Holland Pub. Co.; New York, Interscience Publishers, 1961-62
(OCoLC)594863721
Online version:
Messiah, Albert.
Quantum mechanics.
Amsterdam, North-Holland Pub. Co.; New York, Interscience Publishers, 1961-62
(OCoLC)624460499
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Albert Messiah
OCLC Number: 535119
Notes: Index included in each vol.
Description: 2 v. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: v.1., pt.I. The formalism and its interpretation. The origins of the quantum theory --
Matter waves and the Schrödinger equation --
One-dimensional quantized systems --
Statistical interpretation of the wave-corpuscle duality and the uncertainty relations --
Development of the formalism of wave mechanics and its interpretation --
Classical approximation and the WKB method --
General formalism of the quantum theory (A) Mathematical framework --
General formalism (B) Description of physical phenomena --
pt.II. Simple systems Solution of the Schrödinger equation by separation of variables. Central potential --
Scattering problems Central potential and phase-shift method --
The Coulomb interaction --
The harmonic oscillator. v.2., pt.III. Symmetries and invariance. Angular momentum in quantum mechanics --
Systems of identical particles. Pauli exclusion principle --
Invariance and conservation theorems. Time reversal --
pt.IV. Methods of approximation. Stationary perturbations --
Approximate solutions of the time-dependent Schrödinger equation --
The variational method and associated problems --
Collision theory --
pt.V. Elements of relativistic quantum mechanics. The Dirac equation --
Field quantization. Radiation theory.
Series Title: Series in physics.
Other Titles: Mécanique quantique.
Responsibility: Albert Messiah ; translated from the French by G.M. Temmer.
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