Description

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.

Readership

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

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.

Details

No. of pages:
689
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 1977
Published:
Imprint:
Butterworth-Heinemann
eBook ISBN:
9780080503486
Print ISBN:
9780750635394

About the authors

L D Landau

Affiliations and Expertise

Institute of Physical Problems, U.S.S.R. Academy of Sciences

Reviews

'...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