## Quantum theoryThis advanced undergraduate-level text provides a formulation of the quantum theory in terms of qualitative and imaginative concepts outside classical theory. A broad range of specific applications follows, worked out in considerable mathematical detail. Also included: an examination of the relationship between quantum and classical concepts. Preface. Index. |

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User Review - wweisser - LibraryThingI didn't find this book very clear, and it meanders around somewhat without seeming to have a point. I suppose it was meant as a survey of the subject, but it doesn't present its logic well and some of the conclusions get muddled as a result. Read full review

### Contents

PART | 1 |

FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS OF THE EARLY QUANTUM | 23 |

WAVE PACKETS AND DE BROGLIE WAVES | 59 |

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angle angular frequency angular momentum apparatus arbitrary atom average causal Chap classical limit classical theory co-ordinate coefficients commute complete component constant correspondence principle corresponding Coulomb Coulomb force cross section defined definite determined direction effect eigenfunctions eigenvalues electric field electron energy levels equal example expansion experiment exponential fact force Fourier frequency given Hamiltonian harmonic oscillator Hermitean Hermitean operator indivisible integral interaction interference magnetic field matrix element means measurement momenta motion normalized observation obtain orbit orthogonal particle perturbation perturbation theory phase physical polarized position possible potential probability problem properties proton quantization quantum number quantum theory radiation reflected region relation representation result scattering Schrodinger's equation shown in Fig slit solution space spin tion transformation transition uncertainty principle vanish variables vector velocity wave equation wave function wave packet wavelength WKB approximation write zero