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The quantum mechanics solver : how to apply quantum theory to modern physics / Jean-Louis Basdevant, Jean Dalibard.

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Author/Creator:
Basdevant, J. L. (Jean-Louis)
Language:
English.
Publication date:
2006
Imprint:
2nd ed. - Berlin ; New York : Springer, c2006.
Format:
  • Book
  • xiv, 292 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note:
Includes index.
Bibliography:
Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents:
  • Summary of Quantum Mechanics.- A. Elementary Particles, Nuclei and Atoms: Neutrino Oscillations.- Atomic Clocks.- Neutron Interferometry.- Spectroscopic Measurement on a Neutron Beam.- Analysis of a Stern-Gerlach Experiment.- Measuring the Electron Magnetic Moment Anomaly.- Decay of a Tritium Atom.- The Spectrum of Positronium.- The Hydrogen Atom in Crossed Fields.- Energy Loss of Ions in Matter.- B. Quantum Entanglement and Measurement: The EPR Problem and Bell's Inequality.- Schrodinger's Cat.- Quantum Cryptography.- Direct Observation of Field Quantization.- Ideal Quantum Measurement.- The Quantum Eraser.- A Quantum Thermometer.- C. Complex Systems: Exact Results for the Three-Body Problem.- Properties of a Bose-Einstein Condensate.- Magnetic Excitons.- A Quantum Box.- Colored Molecular Ions.- Hyperfine Structure in Electron Spin Resonance.- Probing Matter with Positive Muons.- Quantum Reflection of Atoms from a Surface.- Laser Cooling and Trapping.- Bloch Oscillations.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)
Publisher's Summary:
"The Quantum Mechanics Solver" is unique as it illustrates the application of quantum mechanical concepts to various fields of modern physics. It aims at encouraging the reader to apply quantum mechanics to research problems in fields such as molecular physics, condensed matter physics or laser physics. Advanced undergraduates and graduate students will find a rich and challenging source of material for further exploration.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)
Contributor:
Dalibard, J.
Subjects:
ISBN:
3540277218
9783540277217

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