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Advanced quantum mechanics : A practical guide /

by Nazarov, Yuli V [aut]; Danon, Jeroen [aut].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2013Description: xiv, 354 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.ISBN: 9780521761505 (hardback).Subject(s): Quantum theory -- Textbooks | SCIENCE / Quantum Theory
Contents:
pt. I. Second quantization: 1. Elementary quantum mechanics; 2. Identical particles; 3. Second quantization -- pt. II. Examples: 4. Magnetism; 5. Superconductivity; 6. Superfluidity -- pt. III Fields and radiation: 7. Classical fields; 8. Quantization of fields; 9. Radiation and matter; 10. Coherent states -- pt. IV. Dissipative quantum mechanics: 11. Dissipative quantum mechanics; 12. Transitions and dissipation -- pt. V. Relativistic quantum mechanics: 13. Relativistic quantum mechanics.
Summary: "An accessible introduction to advanced quantum theory, this graduate-level textbook focuses on its practical applications rather than mathematical technicalities. It treats real-life examples, from topics ranging from quantum transport to nanotechnology, to equip students with a toolbox of theoretical techniques"-- Provided by publisher.
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Includes index.

pt. I. Second quantization: 1. Elementary quantum mechanics; 2. Identical particles; 3. Second quantization -- pt. II. Examples: 4. Magnetism; 5. Superconductivity; 6. Superfluidity -- pt. III Fields and radiation: 7. Classical fields; 8. Quantization of fields; 9. Radiation and matter; 10. Coherent states -- pt. IV. Dissipative quantum mechanics: 11. Dissipative quantum mechanics; 12. Transitions and dissipation -- pt. V. Relativistic quantum mechanics: 13. Relativistic quantum mechanics.

"An accessible introduction to advanced quantum theory, this graduate-level textbook focuses on its practical applications rather than mathematical technicalities. It treats real-life examples, from topics ranging from quantum transport to nanotechnology, to equip students with a toolbox of theoretical techniques"-- Provided by publisher.