Notes on Quantum Mechanics
With Problems Compiled by Robert A. Schluter
191 pages

5 line drawings

6 x 9

© 1961, 1995
Contents
Preface to the First Edition
1: Optics  Mechanics Analogy
2: Schrodinger Equation
3: Simple OneDimensional Problems
4: Linear Oscillator
5: W. K. B. Method
6: Spherical Harmonics
7: Central Forces
8: Hydrogen Atom
9: Orthogonality of Wave Functions
10: Linear Operators
11: Eigenvalues and Eigenfunction
12: Operators for Mass Point
13: Uncertainty Principle
14: Matrices
15: Hermitian Matrices  Eigenvalue Problems
16: Unitary Matrices  Transformations
17: Observables
18: The Angular Momentum
19: Time Dependence of Observables  Heisenberg Representation
20: Conservation Theorems
21: TimeIndependent Perturbation Theory  Ritz Method
22: Case of Degeneracy or Quasi Degeneracy  Hydrogen Stark Effect
23: TimeDependent Perturbation Theory  Born Approximation
24: Emission and Absorption of Radiation
25: Pauli Theory of Spin
26: Electron in Central Field
27: Anomalous Zeeman Effect
28: Addition of Angular Momentum Vectors
29: Atomic Multiplets
30: Systems with Identical Particles
31: TwoElectron System
32: Hydrogen Molecule
33: Collision Theory
34: Dirac's Theory of the Free Electron
35: Dirac Electron in Electromagnetic Field
36: Dirac Electron in Central Field  Hydrogen Atom
37: Transformations of Dirac Spinors
Introduction to Problems for Notes on Quantum Mechanics
Problems
1: Optics  Mechanics Analogy
2: Schrodinger Equation
3: Simple OneDimensional Problems
4: Linear Oscillator
5: W. K. B. Method
6: Spherical Harmonics
7: Central Forces
8: Hydrogen Atom
9: Orthogonality of Wave Functions
10: Linear Operators
11: Eigenvalues and Eigenfunction
12: Operators for Mass Point
13: Uncertainty Principle
14: Matrices
15: Hermitian Matrices  Eigenvalue Problems
16: Unitary Matrices  Transformations
17: Observables
18: The Angular Momentum
19: Time Dependence of Observables  Heisenberg Representation
20: Conservation Theorems
21: TimeIndependent Perturbation Theory  Ritz Method
22: Case of Degeneracy or Quasi Degeneracy  Hydrogen Stark Effect
23: TimeDependent Perturbation Theory  Born Approximation
24: Emission and Absorption of Radiation
25: Pauli Theory of Spin
26: Electron in Central Field
27: Anomalous Zeeman Effect
28: Addition of Angular Momentum Vectors
29: Atomic Multiplets
30: Systems with Identical Particles
31: TwoElectron System
32: Hydrogen Molecule
33: Collision Theory
34: Dirac's Theory of the Free Electron
35: Dirac Electron in Electromagnetic Field
36: Dirac Electron in Central Field  Hydrogen Atom
37: Transformations of Dirac Spinors
Introduction to Problems for Notes on Quantum Mechanics
Problems
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