Quantum Mechanics

A Modern and Concise Introductory Course

  • Daniel Bes

Part of the Graduate Texts in Physics book series (GTP)

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xxii
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  12. Back Matter
    Pages 273-297

About this book


Starting from basic principles, the book covers a wide variety of topics, ranging from Heisenberg, Schroedinger, second quantization, density matrix and path integral formulations of quantum mechanics, to applications that are (or will be) corner stones of present and future technologies. The emphasis is on spin waves, quantum information, recent tests of quantum physics and decoherence. The book provides a large amount of information without unbalancing the flow of the main ideas by laborious detail.


Heisenberg´s principle of uncertainty Schrodinger equation decoherence density matrix path integral formulations quantum information quantum mechanics second quantization spin paves tests of quantum physics

Authors and affiliations

  • Daniel Bes
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  1. 1.Centro Atomico Constituyentes, PhysicsComision Nacional de Energia AtomicaBuenos AiresArgentina

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