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Physlet� Quantum Physics : An Interactive Introduction


Physlet� Quantum Physics : An Interactive Introduction

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  • Dechiara, Joseph
  • Language: English
  • Author:Dechiara, Joseph
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall India
  • Publishing Date:2011
  • ISBN13: 9788120344013
  • ISBN10: 8120344014
  • Pages: 224
  • Edition : 1st Edition
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Category: Science and Technology
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Description


Book Description:
Physlet® Quantum Physics contains a collection of over 200 ready-to-run interactive exercises. These “media-focused” critical thinking and problem-solving exercises are based on carefully designed computer simulations generated in Java applets. Physlet® Quantum Physics is based on current educational, experimental, and theoretical research, and gives students an interactive visual representation of the often difficult-to-visualize physical phenomena in quantum physics.

The book is useful for undergraduate courses on the subject.
Features:

Contents:
Preface Java Tests and Browser Requirements 1. Introduction to Physlets I. SPECIAL RELATIVITY 2. Space and Time in Special Relativity 3. Relativistic Mechanics II. THE NEED FOR A QUANTUM THEORY 4. From Blackbody to Bohr 5. Wave-Particle Duality III. QUANTUM THEORY 6. Classical and Quantum-mechanical Probability 7. The Schrödinger Equation 8. The Free Particle 9. Scattering in One Dimension 10. The Infinite Square Well 11. Finite Sqaure Wells and Other Piecewise-constant Wells 12. Harmonic Oscillators and Other Spatially-varying Wells 13. Multi-dimensional Wells IV. APPLICATIONS 14. Atomic, Molecular, and Nuclear Physics 15. Statistical Mechanics Bibliography
About the Author:
MARIO BELLONI, Associate Professor of Physics at Davidson College.|WOLFGANG CHRISTIAN, Herman Brown Professor of Physics at Davidson College.|ANNE J. COX, Associate Professor of Physics at Eckerd College.

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