The Resource Quirky Quantum Concepts : Physical, Conceptual, Geometric, and Pictorial Physics that Didn’t Fit in Your Textbook, by Eric L. Michelsen, (electronic resource)

Quirky Quantum Concepts : Physical, Conceptual, Geometric, and Pictorial Physics that Didn’t Fit in Your Textbook, by Eric L. Michelsen, (electronic resource)

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Quirky Quantum Concepts : Physical, Conceptual, Geometric, and Pictorial Physics that Didn’t Fit in Your Textbook
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Quirky Quantum Concepts
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Physical, Conceptual, Geometric, and Pictorial Physics that Didn’t Fit in Your Textbook
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by Eric L. Michelsen
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eng
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Quirky Quantum Concepts explains the more important and more difficult concepts in theoretical quantum mechanics, especially those which are consistently neglected or confusing in many common expositions. The emphasis is on physical understanding, which is necessary for the development of new, cutting edge science. In particular, this book explains the basis for many standard quantum methods, which are too often presented without sufficient motivation or interpretation. The book is not a simplification or popularization: it is real science for real scientists. Physics includes math, and this book does not shy away from it, but neither does it hide behind it. Without conceptual understanding, math is gibberish. The discussions here provide the experimental and theoretical reasoning behind some of the great discoveries, so the reader may see how discoveries arise from a rational process of thinking, a process which Quirky Quantum Concepts makes accessible to its readers. Quirky Quantum Concepts is therefore a supplement to almost any existing quantum mechanics text. Students and scientists will appreciate the combination of conversational style, which promotes understanding, with thorough scientific accuracy
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Michelsen, Eric L
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QC173.96-174.52
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non fiction
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Undergraduate Lecture Notes in Physics,
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  • Physics
  • Quantum theory
  • Mathematical physics
  • Mechanical engineering
  • Physics
  • Quantum Physics
  • Mathematical Physics
  • Mathematical Methods in Physics
  • Mechanical Engineering
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Quirky Quantum Concepts : Physical, Conceptual, Geometric, and Pictorial Physics that Didn’t Fit in Your Textbook, by Eric L. Michelsen, (electronic resource)
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Introduction To Quirky Quantum Concepts -- Basic Wave Mechanics Concepts -- Riding the Wave: More on Wave Mechanics -- Introduction to Scattering -- Matrix Mechanics -- Angular Momentum -- Multi-Particle Quantum Mechanics -- Quantum Electromagnetic Radiation -- Desultory Topics in Quantum Mechanics -- Appendices
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XIX, 361 p. 71 illus., 10 illus. in color.
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9781461493051
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10.1007/978-1-4614-9305-1
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(DE-He213)978-1-4614-9305-1
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Quirky Quantum Concepts : Physical, Conceptual, Geometric, and Pictorial Physics that Didn’t Fit in Your Textbook, by Eric L. Michelsen, (electronic resource)
Publication
Antecedent source
mixed
Carrier category
online resource
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cr
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rdacarrier
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not applicable
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction To Quirky Quantum Concepts -- Basic Wave Mechanics Concepts -- Riding the Wave: More on Wave Mechanics -- Introduction to Scattering -- Matrix Mechanics -- Angular Momentum -- Multi-Particle Quantum Mechanics -- Quantum Electromagnetic Radiation -- Desultory Topics in Quantum Mechanics -- Appendices
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
XIX, 361 p. 71 illus., 10 illus. in color.
File format
multiple file formats
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781461493051
Level of compression
uncompressed
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
10.1007/978-1-4614-9305-1
Other physical details
online resource.
Quality assurance targets
absent
Reformatting quality
access
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(DE-He213)978-1-4614-9305-1

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