Quantum Mechanics on the Macintosh®

Springer
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Based on the interactive program Interquanta, Quantum Mechanics on the Macintosh, uses extensive 3-D graph- ics to guide the student through computer experiments in the quantum mechanics of free particle motion, bound states and scattering, tunneling, two-particle interactions, and more. It also includes a section on special functions of mathematical physics. With more than 200 problems, the text and programs provide students with practical experiences in using such hard-to-visualize concepts as complex amplitudes, eigenvalues, and scattering cross sections. The diskettes included with the book provide two versions of the programs, one for use in computers with a mathematical coprocessor, the other optimized for machines without a coprocessor.
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Springer
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Published on
Nov 27, 2013
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Pages
306
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ISBN
9781468404180
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English
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Genres
Computers / Information Technology
Language Arts & Disciplines / Library & Information Science / General
Science / Physics / General
Science / Physics / Quantum Theory
Technology & Engineering / General
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