Advanced Quantum Mechanics by Yuli V. Nazarov,Jeroen Danon

By Yuli V. Nazarov,Jeroen Danon

An available creation to complicated quantum thought, this graduate-level textbook specializes in its sensible purposes instead of mathematical technicalities. It treats real-life examples, from themes starting from quantum shipping to nanotechnology, to equip scholars with a toolbox of theoretical options. starting with moment quantization, the authors illustrate its use with diversified condensed topic physics examples. They then clarify tips to quantize classical fields, with a spotlight at the electromagnetic box, taking scholars from Maxwell's equations to photons, coherent states and absorption and emission of photons. Following this can be a exact master-level presentation on dissipative quantum mechanics, earlier than the textbook concludes with a quick advent to relativistic quantum mechanics, overlaying the Dirac equation and a relativistic moment quantization formalism. The textbook comprises 70 end-of-chapter difficulties. suggestions to a few difficulties are given on the finish of the bankruptcy and whole strategies to all difficulties can be found for teachers at www.cambridge.org/9780521761505.

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