The J-Matrix Method

Developments and Applications

  • Abdulaziz D. Alhaidari
  • Hashim A. Yamani
  • Eric J. Heller
  • Mohamed S. Abdelmonem

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVII
  2. Two of the Original Papers

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 1-1
    2. Eric J. Heller, Hashim A. Yamani
      Pages 3-17
  3. Theoretical and Mathematical Considerations

  4. Applications in Atomic Physics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 135-135
    2. V.A. Knyr, S.A. Zaytsev, Yu.V. Popov, A. Lahmam-Bennani
      Pages 137-143
  5. Applications in Nuclear Physics

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 181-181
    2. Yu.A. Lurie, A.M. Shirokov
      Pages 183-217
    3. A.M. Shirokov, A.I. Mazur, S.A. Zaytsev, J.P. Vary, T.A. Weber
      Pages 219-268
    4. F. Arickx, J. Broeckhove, A. Nesterov, V. Vasilevsky, W. Vanroose
      Pages 269-307
  6. Other Related Methods: Chemical Physics Application

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 309-309
  7. Back Matter
    Pages 344-356

About this book


This volume aims to provide the fundamental knowledge to appreciate the advantages of the J-matrix method and to encourage its use and further development. The J-matrix method is an algebraic method of quantum scattering with substantial success in atomic and nuclear physics. The accuracy and convergence property of the method compares favourably with other successful scattering calculation methods. Despite its thirty-year long history new applications are being found for the J-matrix method.

This book gives a brief account of the recent developments and some selected applications of the method in atomic and nuclear physics. New findings are reported in which experimental results are compared to theoretical calculations. Modifications, improvements and extensions of the method are discussed using the language of the J-matrix.

The volume starts with a Foreword by the two co-founders of the method, E.J. Heller and H.A. Yamani and it contains contributions from 24 prominent international researchers.


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Editors and affiliations

  • Abdulaziz D. Alhaidari
    • 1
  • Hashim A. Yamani
    • 2
  • Eric J. Heller
    • 3
  • Mohamed S. Abdelmonem
    • 4
  1. 1.Shura CouncilRiyadh 11212Saudi Arabia
  2. 2.Ministry of Commerce&IndustryRiyadh 11127Saudi Arabia
  3. 3.Dept. of Chemistry&PhysicsHarvard UniversityCambridgeUSA
  4. 4.Dept. of PhysicsKing Fahd University of Petroleum&MineralsDhahran 31261Saudi Arabia

Bibliographic information

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  • Copyright Information Springer Science+Business Media B.V. 2008
  • Publisher Name Springer, Dordrecht
  • eBook Packages Physics and Astronomy
  • Print ISBN 978-1-4020-6072-4
  • Online ISBN 978-1-4020-6073-1
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