Quantum Mechanics

Non-Relativistic Theory


  • L D Landau, Institute of Physical Problems, U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences
  • E.M. Lifshitz

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


Book information

  • Published: January 1981
  • ISBN: 978-0-7506-3539-4


"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

Table of 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.