Table of contents for Principles of quantum mechanics / R. Shankar.


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Mathematical Introduction.- Review of Classical Mechanics.- All Is Not Well With Classical Mechanics. The Postulates-A General Discussion.- Simple Problems in One Dimension.- The Classical Limit.- The Harmonic Oscillator.- The Path Integral Formulation of Quantum Theory.- The Heisenberg Uncertainty Relations.- Systems with N Degrees of Freedom.- Symmetries and Their Consequences.- Rotational Invariance and Angular Momentum.- The Hydrogen Atom.- Spin.- Addition of Angular Momenta.- Variational and WKB Methods.- Time-Independent Perturbation Theory.- Time-Dependent Perturbation Theory.- Scattering Theory.- The Dirac Equation.- Path Integrals-II.- Appendix.- Answers to Selected Exercises.- Table of Constants.- Index


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Quantum theory.