Applied Quantum Mechanics (2nd Revised edition)

Applied Quantum Mechanics (2nd Revised edition)

By: A. F. J. Levi (author)Hardback

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Electrical and mechanical engineers, materials scientists and applied physicists will find Levi's uniquely practical 2006 explanation of quantum mechanics invaluable. This updated and expanded edition of the bestselling original text covers quantization of angular momentum and quantum communication, and problems and additional references are included. Using real-world engineering examples to engage the reader, the author makes quantum mechanics accessible and relevant to the engineering student. Numerous illustrations, exercises, worked examples and problems are included; Matlab source codes to support the text are available from

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Anthony Levi is Professor of Electrical Engineering and of Physics and Astronomy at the University of Southern California.


Preface to the second edition; Preface to the first edition; Matlab programs; 1. Introduction; 2. Toward quantum mechanics; 3. Using the Schrodinger wave equation; 4. Electron propagation; 5. Eigenstates and operators; 6. The harmonic oscillator; 7. Fermions and bosons; 8. Time-dependent perturbation; 9. The semiconductor laser; 10. Time-independent perturbation; 11. Angular momentum and the hydrogenic atom; Appendix A. Physical values; Appendix B. Coordinates; Appendix C. Expansions, differentiation, integrals, and mathematical relations; Appendix D. Matrices and determinants; Appendix E. Vector calculus and Maxwell's equations; Appendix F. The Greek alphabet; Index.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/06/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780521860963
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 576
  • ID: 9780521860963
  • weight: 1210
  • ISBN10: 0521860962
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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