Quantum Dynamics of Simple Systems

Quantum Dynamics of Simple Systems

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The present level of experimental sophistication in quantum physics allows physicists to explore domains unimaginable just a decade ago and to test the most fundamental laws of quantum mechanics. This has led to renewed interest in devising new tests, experiments, and devices where it is possible to observe the interaction and localization of just a few atoms or photons. These techniques have been used to reveal new nonclassical effects, to question the limit of the principle of correspondence, and to force quantum behavior in semiconductors. With contributions from leading experts in quantum systems, Quantum Dynamics of Simple Systems provides an overview of the present range of quantum dynamics, exploring their use and exotic behaviors. It covers specific subjects of quantum dynamics in a competent and detailed way with emphasis on simple systems where few atoms or electrons are involved. This volume will prove to be a useful tool for graduate students as well as experienced physicists.1. Introduction. Standard courses of classical and quantum mechanics often start with a lot of examples of systems which admit exact solutions. Harmonic oscillators, particles in Coulomb fields and other simple models are building stones ofanbsp;...

Title:Quantum Dynamics of Simple Systems
Author:G.L Oppo, Stephen M. Barnett, E Riis, M Wilkinson
Publisher:CRC Press - 1997-01-01


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