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Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

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Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

Mackey,George Whitelaw
Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics

ASIN: B000KT2QGM | LCCN: 63-21773 | Djvu
W. A. Benjamin Publishing, 1963 | 137 pgs


Designed for students familiar with abstract mathematical concepts but possessing little knowledge of physics, this graduate-level text was written by a member of the distinguished National Academy of Science. It opens with chapters on classical mechanics and proceeds to a survey of quantum mechanics; topics include the quantum-mechanical substitute for phase space; quantum dynamics and the Schrödinger equation; generalized coordinates; linear systems and the quantization of the electromagnetic field; and quantum-statistical mechanics. The final section on group theory and quantum mechanics of the atom explores spherical symmetry and spin, the n-electron atom and the Pauli exclusion principle, and other subjects. 1963 ed.