Quantum Physics For Dummies

Quantum Physics For Dummies

by Steven Holzner

Paperback / softback Publication Date: 18/01/2013

RRP  $30.95 $30.50
Quantum Physics For Dummies, Revised Edition helps make
quantum physics understandable and accessible. From what quantum
physics can do for the world to understanding hydrogen atoms,
readers will get complete coverage of the subject, along with
numerous examples to help them tackle the tough equations.
Compatible with classroom text books and courses, Quantum
Physics For Dummies, Revised Edition lets students study at
their own paces and helps them prepare for graduate or professional
exams. Coverage includes:

The Schrodinger Equation and its Applications

The Foundations of Quantum Physics

Vector Notation


Scattering Theory, Angular Momentum, and more

Your plain-English guide to understanding and working with
the micro world

Quantum physics ? also called quantum mechanics or quantum
field theory ? can be daunting for even the most dedicated
student or enthusiast of science, math, or physics. This friendly,
concise guide makes this challenging subject understandable and
accessible, from atoms to particles to gases and beyond. Plus, it's
packed with fully explained examples to help you tackle the tricky
equations like a pro!

Compatible with any classroom course ? study at your own
pace and prepare for graduate or professional exams

Your journey begins here ? understand what quantum
physics is and what kinds of problems it can solve

Know the basic math ? from state vectors to quantum
matrix manipulations, get the foundation you need to proceed

Put quantum physics to work ? make sense of
Schroedinger's equation and handle particles bound in square
wells and harmonic oscillators

Solve problems in three dimensions ? use the full
operators to handle wave functions and eigenvectors to find the
natural wave functions of a system

Discover the latest research ? learn the cutting-edge
quantum physics theories that aim to explain the universe
Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
John Wiley & Sons Inc
Country of origin:
United States
2nd Edition
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