Quantum Mechanics

New Approaches to Selected Topics
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Author(s): Harry J. Lipkin
Genre: Science
Original Publish Date: Jul 14, 2014
Product Number: EB00794055
Released: Dec 02, 2019
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9780486151854
Publisher: Dover Publications
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Description

Acclaimed as "excellent" (Nature) and "very original and refreshing" (Physics Today), this collection of self-contained studies is geared toward advanced undergraduates and graduate students. Its broad selection of topics includes the MOssbauer effect, many-body quantum mechanics, scattering theory, Feynman diagrams, and relativistic quantum mechanics. Author Harry J. Lipkin, a well-known teacher at Israel's Weizmann Institute, takes an unusual approach by introducing many interesting physical problems and mathematical techniques at a much earlier point than in conventional texts. This method enables students to observe the physical implications and useful applications of quantum theory before mastering the formalism in detail, and it provides them with new mathematical tools at an earlier stage for use in subsequent problems.

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