Quantum physics of atoms, molecules, solids, nuclei, and particles 
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Review: Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei, and Particles
User Review  Riley Holmes  GoodreadsMy new favorite physics text. Thorough overview of the foundational milestones in QM, all the way through the revolutionary breakthroughs of the 70s. I loved the examples and applications. Read full review
Review: Quantum Physics of Atoms, Molecules, Solids, Nuclei, and Particles
User Review  GoodreadsMy new favorite physics text. Thorough overview of the foundational milestones in QM, all the way through the revolutionary breakthroughs of the 70s. I loved the examples and applications. Read full review
Contents
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PhotonsParticlelike Properties of Radiation  29 
De Broglies PostulateWavelike Properties  61 
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antisymmetric atom average axis band behavior binding energy Bohr Broglie calculations charge distribution classical component constant coordinates corresponding Coulomb decay dependence diffraction effect eigenfunction eigenvalues electric dipole electromagnetic emission emitted energy levels equal evaluate Example excited exclusion principle Fermi energy frequency Hartree hydrogen atom incident increasing isospin kinetic energy linear magic numbers magnetic dipole magnetic field magnitude measured meson metal molecule momenta motion multielectron atoms neutron nucleon nucleus obtained oneelectron atom optically active electrons orbital angular momentum pair parity particle photon physics possible values potential energy predictions probability density properties quantization quantum mechanics quantum numbers radiation radius region relation relativistic rest mass rotational scattering Schroedinger equation selection rules shell model simple harmonic oscillator solid solution space spectra spectrum spherically spinorbit interaction standing wave subshell symmetric temperature theory thermal timeindependent Schroedinger equation total energy transition valence vector velocity vibrational wave function wavelength zero