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Classical and Quantum Mechanics of Noncentral Potentials

A Survey of Two-Dimensional Systems

  • R. S. Kaushal

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About this book

Introduction

Non-central forces have a wide variety of applications in classical and quantum mechanics as demonstrated in this book. The author emphasizes the study of time-dependent potentials, predominantly in two dimensions, without neglecting the quite well understood time-independent case. The construction of invariants in the classical case and the study of solutions to Schrödinger's equation, as well as a detailed presentation of various mathematical techniques are of main concern to the author. The book addresses theoretical physicists and mathematicians, but it will also be useful for electrical and mechanical engineers.

Keywords

Integrable Systems Noncentral Time-Dependent Potentials Potential classical mechanics dynamical system dynamical systems invariant mechanics quantum mechanics solution

Authors and affiliations

  • R. S. Kaushal
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstrophysicsUniversity of DelhiDelhiIndia

Bibliographic information

  • DOI https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-11325-7
  • Copyright Information Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1998
  • Publisher Name Springer, Berlin, Heidelberg
  • eBook Packages Springer Book Archive
  • Print ISBN 978-3-662-11327-1
  • Online ISBN 978-3-662-11325-7
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