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Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

Wave Equations

  • Walter Greiner

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVI
  2. Walter Greiner
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  11. Back Matter
    Pages 339-347

About this book

Introduction

More than a generation of Gennan-speaking students around the world have worked their way to an understanding and appreciation of the power and beauty of modern theoretical physics - with mathematics, the most fundamental of sciences - using Walter Greiner's textbooks as their guide. The idea of developing a coherent, complete presentation of an entire field of science in a series of closely related textbooks is not a new one. Many older physicists remember with real pleasure their sense of adventure and discovery as they worked their ways through the classic series by Sommerfeld, by Planck and by Landau and Lifshitz. From the students' viewpoint, there are a great many obvious advantages to be gained through use of consistent notation, logical ordering of topics and coherence of presentation; beyond this, the complete coverage of the science provides a unique opportunity for the author to convey his personal enthusiasm and love for his subject. The present five volume set, Theoretical Physics, is in fact only that part of the complete set of textbooks developed by Greiner and his students that presents the quantum theory. I have long urged him to make the remaining volumes on classical mechanics and dynamics, on electromagnetism, on nuclear and particle physics, and on special topics available to an English-speaking audience as well, and we can hope for these companion volumes covering all of theoretical physics some time in the future.

Keywords

coherence magnetism particle physics quantum mechanics quantum theory relativistic quantum mechanics

Authors and affiliations

  • Walter Greiner
    • 1
  1. 1.Institut für Theoretische PhysikJohann Wolfgang Goethe-Universität FrankfurtFrankfurt am MainGermany

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-88082-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-540-99535-7
  • Online ISBN 978-3-642-88082-7
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