Fundamentals of quantum mechanics : for solid state electronics and optics
 Author/Creator
 Tang, C. L. (Chung Liang), 1934
 Language
 English.
 Imprint
 Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2005.
 Physical description
 xii, 208 p. : ill. ; 26 cm.
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Contents/Summary
 Bibliography
 Includes bibliographical references (p. 204) and index.
 Contents

 Preface 1. Classical mechanics vs. quantum mechanics 2. Basic postulates and mathematical tools 3. Wave/particle duality and de Borglie waves 4. Particles at boundaries, potential steps, barriers and in quantum wells 5. The harmonic oscillator and photons 6. The hydrogen atom 7. Multielectron ions and the periodic table 8. Interaction of atoms with electromagnetic radiation 9. Simple molecular orbitals and crystalline structures 10. Electronic properties of semiconductors and the pn junction 11. The density matrix and the quantum mechanic Boltzmann equation References Index.
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 Publisher's Summary
 Quantum mechanics has evolved from a subject of study in pure physics to one with a wide range of applications in many diverse fields. The basic concepts of quantum mechanics are explained in this book in a concise and easytoread manner, leading toward applications in solidstate electronics and optics. Following a logical sequence, the book focuses on key ideas and is conceptually and mathematically selfcontained. The fundamental principles of quantum mechanics are illustrated by showing their application to systems such as the hydrogen atom, multielectron ions and atoms, the formation of simple organic molecules and crystalline solids of practical importance. It leads on from these basic concepts to discuss some of the most significant applications in semiconductor electronics and optics. Containing many homework problems, the book is suitable for seniorlevel undergraduate and graduatelevel students in electrical engineering, material sciences, applied physics and chemistry.
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Subjects
 Subject
 Quantum theory.
Bibliographic information
 Publication date
 2005
 Responsibility
 C.L. Tang.
 ISBN
 0521829526
 9780521829526
 0521536405
 9780521536400