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Quantum Mechanics

Non-Relativistic Theory

This edition has been completely revised to include some 20% of new material. Important recent developments such as the theory of Regge poles are now included. Many problems with solutions have been added to those already contained in the book.

Audience
For final year undergraduates, postgraduates, and research workers in theoretical physics and physics.

Paperback, 689 Pages

Published: January 1981

Imprint: Butterworth Heinemann

ISBN: 978-0-7506-3539-4

Reviews

  • "Landau deserves a great deal of credit for the straightforward nature of this book…definitely is a different approach to QM and shall hold captive every student interested in learning Quantum Mechanics from its roots."--BookInspections.com, March 8, 2013
    "...every page shows evidence of great mastery of the subject."--Trans. Faraday Society
    "this book is destined to play a major part in the future education of theoretical physicists."--Proceedings of the Physical Society


Contents

  • The basic concepts of quantum mechanics; Energy and momentum; Chrodinger's equation; Angular momentum; Perturbation theory; Spin; The identity of particles; The atom; The theory of symmetry; Polyatomic molecules; Motion in a magnetic field; Nuclear structure; Elastic collisions; Mathematical appendices.

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