Quantum Mechanics and Path Integrals

Author: Richard P. Feynman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486477220
Release Date: 2010-07-21
Genre: Science

Looks at quantum mechanics, covering such topics as perturbation method, statistical mechanics, path integrals, and quantum electrodynamics.

Path Integrals and Quantum Processes

Author: Mark S. Swanson
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486493060
Release Date: 2014-02-19
Genre: Science

Graduate-level, systematic presentation of path integral approach to calculating transition elements, partition functions, and source functionals. Covers Grassmann variables, field and gauge field theory, perturbation theory, and nonperturbative results. 1992 edition.

Techniques and Applications of Path Integration

Author: L. S. Schulman
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486137025
Release Date: 2012-10-10
Genre: Science

Suitable for advanced undergraduates and graduate students, this text develops the techniques of path integration and deals with applications, covering a host of illustrative examples. 26 figures. 1981 edition.

On Angular Momentum

Author: Julian Schwinger
Publisher: Courier Dover Publications
ISBN: 9780486801889
Release Date: 2015-03-09
Genre: Science

A concise treatment by the future winner of the 1965 Nobel Prize in Physics, this work was first published under the auspices of the United States Atomic Energy Commission in 1952.

Quantum Mechanics with Applications

Author: David B Beard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486798219
Release Date: 2014-08-20
Genre: Science

Introductory text provides foundation in the mathematical study and properties of wave motion. Topics include physical consequences of wave theory of material properties and extensive applications to atomic structure and diatomic molecules. 1970 edition.

Quantum Theory of Collective Phenomena

Author: G. L. Sewell
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486793658
Release Date: 2014-04-05
Genre: Science

Systematic three-part treatment covers generalized quantum mechanical framework, statistical thermodynamics, and collective phenomena. "Excellent." — Physics Today. "One of the best introductions to the subject." — Physics Bulletin. 1989 edition.

Physics and Music

Author: Harvey E. White
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486794006
Release Date: 2014-04-15
Genre: Science

Comprehensive and accessible, this foundational text surveys general principles of sound, musical scales, characteristics of instruments, mechanical and electronic recording devices, and many other topics. More than 300 illustrations plus questions, problems, and projects.

Quantum Field Theory of Non equilibrium States

Author: Jørgen Rammer
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
ISBN: 9781139465014
Release Date: 2007-07-19
Genre: Science

Quantum field theory is the application of quantum mechanics to systems with infinitely many degrees of freedom. This 2007 textbook presents quantum field theoretical applications to systems out of equilibrium. It introduces the real-time approach to non-equilibrium statistical mechanics and the quantum field theory of non-equilibrium states in general. It offers two ways of learning how to study non-equilibrium states of many-body systems: the mathematical canonical way and an easy intuitive way using Feynman diagrams. The latter provides an easy introduction to the powerful functional methods of field theory, and the use of Feynman diagrams to study classical stochastic dynamics is considered in detail. The developed real-time technique is applied to study numerous phenomena in many-body systems. Complete with numerous exercises to aid self-study, this textbook is suitable for graduate students in statistical mechanics and condensed matter physics.

Topics in Advanced Quantum Mechanics

Author: Barry R. Holstein
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486499857
Release Date: 2014-06-18
Genre: Science

This graduate-level text is based on a course in advanced quantum mechanics, taught many times at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Topics include propagator methods, scattering theory, charged particle interactions, alternate approximate methods, and Klein-Gordon and Dirac equations. Problems appear in the flow of the discussion, rather than at the end of chapters. 1992 edition.

An Introduction to the Theory of Elasticity

Author: R. J. Atkin
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486150994
Release Date: 2013-02-20
Genre: Science

Accessible text covers deformation and stress, derivation of equations of finite elasticity, and formulation of infinitesimal elasticity with application to two- and three-dimensional static problems and elastic waves. 1980 edition.

Quantum Mechanics

Author: David B Beard
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486779928
Release Date: 2014-10-22
Genre: Science

Introductory treatment appeals to readers' intuitive grasp of wave theory of light, relating quantum mechanics to physical optics. Topics explore the quantum mechanical analog of classical quantities and examine physical meanings and applications. 1963 edition.

Quantum Theory

Author: David Bohm
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 0486659690
Release Date: 1989-05
Genre: Science

This advanced undergraduate-level text presents the quantum theory in terms of qualitative and imaginative concepts, followed by specific applications worked out in mathematical detail.

Encyclopedia of mathematical physics

Author: Sheung Tsun Tsou
Publisher: Academic Pr
ISBN: 0125126603
Release Date: 2006-06-06
Genre: Science

The Encyclopedia of Mathematical Physics provides a complete resource for researchers, students and lecturers with an interest in mathematical physics. It enables readers to access basic information on topics peripheral to their own areas, to provide a repository of the core information in the area that can be used to refresh the researcher's own memory banks, and aid teachers in directing students to entries relevant to their course-work. The Encyclopedia does contain information that has been distilled, organised and presented as a complete reference tool to the user and a landmark to the body of knowledge that has accumulated in this domain. It also is a stimulus for new researchers working in mathematical physics or in areas using the methods originated from work in mathematical physics by providing them with focused high quality background information. * First comprehensive interdisciplinary coverage * Mathematical Physics explained to stimulate new developments and foster new applications of its methods to other fields * Written by an international group of experts * Contains several undergraduate-level introductory articles to facilitate acquisition of new expertise * Thematic index and extensive cross-referencing to provide easy access and quick search functionality * Also available online with active linking.

Variational Principles in Dynamics and Quantum Theory

Author: Wolfgang Yourgrau
Publisher: Courier Corporation
ISBN: 9780486151137
Release Date: 2012-04-26
Genre: Science

DIVHistorical, theoretical survey with many insights, much hard-to-find material. Hamilton’s principle, Hamilton-Jacobi equation, etc. /div

Origins

Author: Karl H. Pribram
Publisher: Psychology Press
ISBN: 0805817867
Release Date: 1994
Genre: Computers

The result of the second Appalachian conference on neurodynamics, this volume focuses on the problem of "order," its origins, evolution, and future. Central to this concern lies our understanding of time. Both classical and quantum physics have developed their conceptions within a framework of time symmetry. Divided into four major sections, this book: * provides refreshingly new approaches to the problem of the evolution of order, indicating the directions that need to be taken in subsequent conferences which will address learning and memory more directly; * addresses the issue of how information becomes transmitted in the nervous system; * shows how patterns are constructed at the synaptodendritic level of processing and how such pattern construction relates to image processing; and * deals with the control operations which operate on image processing to construct entities such as visual and auditory objects such as phonemes. The aim of the conference was to bring together professionals to exchange ideas -- some were fairly worked out; others were in their infancy. As a result, one of the most valuable aspects of the conference is that it fostered lasting interactive relationships among these leading researchers.