By A. R. Edmonds
This ebook deals a concise advent to the angular momentum, the most primary amounts in all of quantum mechanics. starting with the quantization of angular momentum, spin angular momentum, and the orbital angular momentum, the writer is going directly to speak about the Clebsch-Gordan coefficients for a two-component approach. After constructing the mandatory arithmetic, particularly round tensors and tensor operators, the writer then investigates the 3-j, 6-j, and 9-j symbols. all through, the writer offers sensible functions to atomic, molecular, and nuclear physics. those comprise partial-wave expansions, the emission and absorption of debris, the proton and electron quadrupole second, matrix point calculation in perform, and the homes of the symmetrical best molecule.
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