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Atoms in a Magnetic Field: Quantum Mechanical Treatment

  • Hermann Haken
  • Hans Christoph Wolf

Abstract

The ordinary Zeeman effect is a beautiful example of the fact that even with classical physics, one can obtain results similar to those of strict quantum theory. In order to set our earlier results on a firm basis, however, we shall now go through the strict quantum theoretical treatment.

Keywords

Magnetic Field Quantum Number Dirac Equation Orbital Angular Momentum Spin Operator 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1993

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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