The Mathematical Framework of Quantum Theory

  • Hermann Haken
  • Hans Christoph Wolf

Abstract

As we saw in the previous chapter, classical physics is unable to offer a satisfactory explanation of the structure of even the simplest atom, that of hydrogen. This was first achieved by quantum theory. We shall therefore go into the theory in more depth, beginning where Chap. 7 left off. We shall be particularly, but not exclusively, concerned with bound states, of which the simpest example is

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Hermann Haken
    • 1
  • Hans Christoph Wolf
    • 2
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikUniversität StuttgartStuttgart 80Fed. Rep. of Germany
  2. 2.Physikalisches InstitutUniversität StuttgartStuttgart 80Fed. Rep. of Germany

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