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Author Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994.
Title Introduction to quantum mechanics [electronic resource] : with applications to chemistry / by Linus Pauling and E. Bright Wilson, Jr.
Publication Info. New York, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1985, c1963.
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 468 p.) : ill.
Note Reprint. Originally published: New York ; London : McGraw-Hill, 1935.
Bibliography Includes bibliographies and index.
Contents Survey of classical mechanics -- The old quantum theory -- The Schrodinger wave equation with the harmonic oscillator as an example -- The wave equation for a system of point particles in three dimensions -- the hydrogen atom -- Perturbation theory -- The variation method and other approximate methods -- The spinning electron and the pauli exclusion principle, with a discussion of the Helium atom -- Many-electron atoms -- The rotation and vibration of molecules -- Pertubation theory involving the time, the emission and absorption of radiation, and the resonance phenomenon -- The structure of simple molecules -- The structure of complex molecules -- Miscellaneous application of quantum mechanic -- General theory of quantum mechanics.
Note Description based on print version record.
Summary This widely adopted undergraduate-level text applies quantum mechanics to a broad range of chemical and physical problems, covering such subjects as wave functions for the hydrogen atom, perturbation theory, the Pauli exclusion principle, and the structure of simple and complex molecules. Numerous tables and figures.
Subject Quantum theory.
Wave mechanics.
Chemistry, Physical and theoretical.
Added Author Wilson, E. Bright (Edgar Bright), 1908-
Related To Print version: Pauling, Linus, 1901-1994. Introduction to quantum mechanics. New York, N.Y. : Dover Publications, 1985, c1963 0486648710 (DLC) 84025919 (OCoLC)12050336
ISBN 9780486134932 (electronic bk.)
0486134938 (electronic bk.)
9781621986287 (electronic bk.)
1621986284 (electronic bk.)
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