Angular Momentum Calculus in Quantum Physics

Angular Momentum Calculus in Quantum Physics

By: Vincent Gillet (author), Michael Danos (author)Hardback

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This book is concerned with the practical aspects of solving angular momentum problems. The novel but fully tested-out method (the Invariant Graph Method) allows one to write down from a single graph the complete final result of the problem. The drawing of the graph involves very few simple, essentially self-evident rules. Still it is a powerful tool to easily solve the most involved physical problems.The method is introduced step-by-step in a sequence of examples, beginning with the simplest matrix elements, and ending with the most general case of a reaction including angular distributions and correlations. The many-body and particle anti-particle systems are fully developed. All aspects: wave functions, vectors, operators, Fock space state vectors and operators, etc., are treated on the same footing. All concepts of angular momentum theory acquire a transparent meaning. Hence the book is valuable not only as a handbook in problem solving, but extremely so as an adjunct in any course on advanced qunatum physics, atomic, molecular, nuclear and particle physics.

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Product Details

  • publication date: 09/01/1990
  • ISBN13: 9789810204129
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 176
  • ID: 9789810204129
  • weight: 472
  • ISBN10: 9810204124

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