The Quantum Revolution
by Roy McWeeny
Publisher: Learning Development Institute 2011
Number of pages: 157
This book is devoted to the second great scientific revolution of the last century, the development of Quantum Mechanics as the necessary replacement of Newtonian dynamics in dealing with the motion of the ultimate constituents of matter - particles like electrons and protons, which may carry electric charges and interact with each other through the fields they produce.
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by Tarun Biswas - State University of New York at New Paltz
The text maintains the separation of the minimal set of postulates from the mathematical techniques. At the same time close contact with experiment will be maintained to avoid alienating the physics student. Mathematical rigor is also be maintained.
From the table of contents: Introductory Principles; The Quantum Theories; The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; Einstein's Objections; Schroedinger's Objections; Measurement Problems; Advanced Concepts; Advanced Topics; and more.
by Eric L. Michelsen - UCSD
Wave mechanics, 1D scattering, matrix mechanics, angular momentum, spin-1/2, updated quantum electromagnetic interactions. This work is meant to be used with a standard text, to help emphasize those things that are most confusing for new students.
by Peter E. Blöchl - TU Clausthal
Contents: Particle waves; Double slit; Towards a theory; Quantum effects; Language of quantum mechanics; Representations; Measurements; Dynamics; Symmetry; Specific Symmetries; Rotations, Angular Momentum and Spin; Atoms; Approximation techniques ...