Theoretical kaleidoscope
 Author/Creator
 Khriplovich, I. B. (Iosif Bent͡sionovich)
 Language
 English.
 Imprint
 New York : Springer Science+Business Media, c2008.
 Physical description
 ix, 96 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
 Series
 Lecture notes in physics 747.
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 Includes bibliographical references and index.
 Contents

 Unexpected Questions in Classical Mechanics. Classical Electrodynamics and Waves Without Calculations. Atomic Physics Almost Without Calculations. Semiclassical Approximation in Complex Plane. Deuteron: Hydrogen Atom of Nuclear Physics. Quantum Electrodynamics with Minimum Calculations.
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 Publisher's Summary
 This book is based on material taught in general and special theoretical physics courses given by I.B. Khriplovich at the Physics Department of Novosibirsk University, Russia. It is assumed that the reader is acquainted with fundamentals of classical mechanics, classical electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, and (in the last chapter only) relativistic quantum mechanics. These fundamentals are not discussed explicitly but instead demonstrate, by solving concrete problems, how they work in practice. Indeed, according to Newton, 'in studies of science, examples are more useful than rules.' To the best of Khriplovich's knowledge, most of these problems have never been discussed in textbooks, and it is believed that this is certainly true for the solutions presented. In all the text's discussions, reliance is on intuitive, qualitative arguments, the only exception in this respect being Chapter 4 which contains a consistent presentation of the semiclassical approximation in complex plane.
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 Physics > Problems, exercises, etc.
Bibliographic information
 Publication date
 2008
 Responsibility
 I.B. Khriplovich.
 Series
 Lecture notes in physics ; 747
 ISBN
 9780387752518
 038775251X