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Angular momentum in quantum mechanics

Author: A R Edmonds
Publisher: Princeton : Princeton University Press, 1996.
Series: Princeton landmarks in mathematics and physics.; Princeton paperbacks.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 4th printView all editions and formats
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Offers an introduction to the angular momentum, one of the most fundamental quantities in all of quantum mechanics. Beginning with the quantization of angular momentum, spin angular momentum, and the  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: A R Edmonds
ISBN: 0691025894 9780691025896 0691079129 9780691079127
OCLC Number: 441766691
Description: VIII, 146 str. : ilustr. ; 24 cm.
Contents: *Frontmatter, pg. i*Preface, pg. v*Table of Contents, pg. vii*Chapter 1. Group Theoretical Preliminarie, pg. 1*Chapter 2. The Quantization of Angular Momentum, pg. 10*Chapter 3. The Coupling of Angular Momentum Vector, pg. 31*Chapter 4. The Representations of Finite Rotation, pg. 53*Chapter 5. Spherical Tensors and Tensor Operators, pg. 68*Chapter 6. The Construction of Invariants from the Vector- Coupling Coefficients, pg. 90*Chapter 7. The Evaluation of Matrix Elements in Actual Problem, pg. 109*Appendix 1. Theorems Used in Chapter 3, pg. 121*Appendix 2. Approximate Expressions for Vector-Coupling Coefficients and 6 -j Symbols, pg. 122*Tables 1-5, pg. 124*Cited References and Bibliography, pg. 133*Index, pg. 143
Series Title: Princeton landmarks in mathematics and physics.; Princeton paperbacks.
Responsibility: by A.R. Edmonds.
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"This book ... has always been and remains to be a standard source reference for those working in quantum theory of angular momentum and its applications in physics."--Zentrallblatt fur Mathematik

 
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