Bibliographic Details

Introductory quantum mechanics / Richard L. Liboff.

Author / Creator Liboff, Richard L., 1931-
Edition 4th ed.
Imprint San Francisco : Addison Wesley, c2003.
Description xvii, 878 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Language English
Subject Quantum theory.
Quantum theory.
Format Print, Book
URL for this record http://pi.lib.uchicago.edu/1001/cat/bib/4732146
Varying Form of Title Portion of title Quantum mechanics
ISBN 0805387145
Notes Includes bibliographical references and index.
Table of Contents:
  • I. Elementary Principles and Applications to Problems in One Dimension
  • 1. Review of Concepts of Classical Mechanics
  • 2. Historical Review: Experiments and Theories
  • 3. The Postulates of Quantum Mechanics: Operators, Eigenfunctions, and Eigenvalues
  • 4. Preparatory Concepts: Function Spaces and Hermitian Operators
  • 5. Time Development, Conservation Theorems, and Parity
  • 6. Time Development, Conservation Theorems, and Parity
  • 7. Additional One-Dimensional Problems: Bound and Unbound States
  • 8. Finite Potential Well, Periodic Lattice, and Some Simple Problems with Two Degrees of Freedom
  • II. Further Development of the Theory and Applications to Problems in Three Dimensions
  • 9. Angular Momentum
  • 10. Problems in Three Dimensions
  • 11. Elements of Matrix Mechanics: Spin Wavefunctions
  • 12. Application to Atomic, Molecular, Solid-State, and Nuclear Physics: Elements of Quantum Statistics
  • 13. Perturbation Theory
  • 14. Scattering in Three Dimensions
  • 15. Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
  • 16. Quantum Computing
  • List of Symbols
  • Appendices
  • Index
  • List of Tables
  • Topical Problems