Table of contents for Quantum theory / David Bohm.


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Part I Physical formulation of the quantum theory
1. The origin of the quantum theory
2. Further developments of the early quantum theory
3. Wave packets and De Broglie waves
4. The definition of probabilities
5. The uncertainty principle
6. Wave vs. particle properties of matter
7. Summary of quantum concepts introduced
8. An attempt to build a physical picture of the quantum nature of matter
Part II Mathematical formulation of the quantum theory
9. Wave functions, operators, and Schrodinger's equation
10. Fluctuations, correlations, and eigenfunctions
Part III Applications to simple systems. Further extension of quantum theory formulation
11. Solutions of wave equations for square potentials
12. The classical limit of quantum theory. The WKB approximation
13. The harmonic oscillator
14. Angular momentum and the three-dimensional wave equation
15. Solution of radial equation, the hydrogen atom, the effect of a magnetic field
16. Matrix formulation of quantum theory
17. Spin and angular momentum
Part IV Methods of approximate solution of Schrodinger's equation
18. Perturbation theory, time-dependent and time-independent
19. Degenerate perturbations
20. Sudden and adiabatic approximations
Part V Theory of scattering
21. Theory of scattering
Part VI Quantum theory of the process of measurement
22. Quantum theory of the process of measurement
23. Relationship between quantum and classical concepts
Index


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Quantum theory