The Physics of Atoms and Quanta [E-Book] : Introduction to Experiments and Theory / by Hermann Haken, Hans Christoph Wolf.
Haken, Hermann, (author)
Wolf, Hans Christoph, (author)
Third Corrected and Enlarged Edition.
Berlin, Heidelberg : Springer, 1993
XVI, 462 p. online resource.
englisch
9783642974687
10.1007/978-3-642-97468-7
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Table of Contents:
  • 1. Introduction
  • 2. The Mass and Size of the Atom
  • 3. Isotopes
  • 4. The Nucleus of the Atom
  • 5. The Photon
  • 6. The Electron
  • 7. Some Basic Properties of Matter Waves
  • 8. Bohr’s Model of the Hydrogen Atom
  • 9. The Mathematical Framework of Quantum Theory
  • 10. Quantum Mechanics of the Hydrogen Atom
  • 11. Lifting of the Orbital Degeneracy in the Spectra of Alkali Atoms
  • 12. Orbital and Spin Magnetism. Fine Structure
  • 13. Atoms in a Magnetic Field: Experiments and Their Semiclassical Description
  • 14. Atoms in a Magnetic Field: Quantum Mechanical Treatment
  • 15. Atoms in an Electric Field
  • 16. General Laws of Optical Transitions
  • 17. Many-Electron Atoms
  • 18. X-Ray Spectra, Internal Shells
  • 19. Structure of the Periodic System. Ground States of the Elements
  • 20. Nuclear Spin, Hyperfine Structure
  • 21. The Laser
  • 22. Modem Methods of Optical Spectroscopy
  • 23. Fundamentals of the Quantum Theory of Chemical Bonding
  • A. The Dirac Delta Function and the Normalisation of the Wavefunction of a Free Particle in Unbounded Space
  • B. Some Properties of the Hamiltonian Operator, Its Eigenfunctions and Its Eigenvalues
  • C. Derivation of Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Relation
  • Solutions to the Problems
  • Bibliography of Supplementary and Specialised Literature.