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Angular momentum in quantum mechanics

A. R. Edmonds

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Published
**1968**
by Princeton University Press in Princeton, N.J
.

Written in English

- Angular momentum (Nuclear physics)

**Edition Notes**

Statement | by A. R. Edmonds. |

Series | Investigations in physics -- 4. |

The Physical Object | |
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Pagination | viii, 146 p. ; |

Number of Pages | 146 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL14464522M |

OCLC/WorldCa | 3510874 |

Angular momentum in quantum mechanics. Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, ©, t.p. Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; The quantization of angular momentum -- The coupling of angular momentum vectors -- The representations of finite rotations -- Spherical tensors and tensor operators. What types of angular momentum do exist in Quantum Mechanics and how are they different? We have orbital angular momentum and spin. While orbital angular momentum describes the rotation of one object around another (think: electron around the proton), spin describes internal angular momentum (think: a spinning ball).

7 Angular Momentum Eigenvalues of Jz and J2 This book is the fruit of for many years teaching the introduction to quan- quantum mechanics we need assurancethat all solutions can be found by this method, which is a priori implausible. We solve all the eigenvalue problems. Quantum Mechanics by Thomas DeGrand. The subject of most of this book is the quantum mechanics of systems which have a small number of degrees of freedom. This book is a mix of descriptions of quantum mechanics itself, the general properties of systems described by quantum mechanics, and general techniques for describing their behavior.

Angular momentum is a vector quantity (more precisely, a pseudovector) that represents the product of a body's rotational inertia and rotational velocity (in radians/sec) about a particular axis. However, if the particle's trajectory lies in a single plane, it is sufficient to discard the vector nature of angular momentum, and treat it as a scalar (more precisely, a pseudoscalar).Common symbols: L. It is easy to show that this is, in fact, an angular momentum (i.e. [J ˆ ˆ ˆ, J x y ]= i J z). We can therefore associate two quantum numbers, j and m, with the eigenstates of total angular momentum indicating its magnitude and projection onto the z axis. The coupled basis states are eigenfunctions of the total angular momentum operator. ThisFile Size: KB.

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Because particle spin is also angular momentum, an understanding of this topic is extremely important in the proof and application of the Spin Statistics Theorem which allows us to see why /5(10).

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Like other observable quantities, angular momentum is described in QM by an Size: 1MB. This book, Quantum Mechanics-I, is divided into four blocks, which are further subdivided into fourteen units.

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Beginning with the quantization of angular momentum, spin angular momentum, and the orbital angular momentum, the author goes on to discuss the Clebsch-Gordan coefficients for a two-component system.4/5(3).

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and M. Phil. degree courses at the University of Madras. In quantum mechanics, the angular momentum operator is one of several related operators analogous to classical angular angular momentum operator plays a central role in the theory of atomic physics and other quantum problems involving rotational both classical and quantum mechanical systems, angular momentum (together with linear momentum and energy) is.

This book explains the following topics: Schrodinger equation, Wronskian theorem, Hilbert Spaces for Physicists, Postulates of Quantum Mechanics, Harmonic Oscillator in Operatorial Form, Angular momentum quantization, Symmetries in Quantum Mechanics, Spin, Identical particles, Hydrogen atom, Time-dependent and independent perturbation theory.

The significance of the law of conservation of angular momentum in the entire domain of physics cannot be overemphasised. It is the strong faith in the conservation of angular momentum that encouraged physicists to open the vista for the introduction of intrinsic angular momentum or spin in quantum mechanics.

This book offers a concise introduction to angular momentum, one of the most fundamental quatities in all of quantum mechanics. Beginning with the quantization of angular momentum, spin angular momentum, and the orbital angular momentum, the author goes on to discuss the Clebsh-Gordan coefficients for a two-component system.

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