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A First Approach to Quantum Mechanics

  • Brian C. Hall
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Part of the Graduate Texts in Mathematics book series (GTM, volume 267)

Abstract

In this chapter, we try to understand the main ideas of quantum mechanics. In quantum mechanics, the outcome of a measurement cannot—even in principle—be predicted beforehand; only the probabilities for the outcome of the measurement can be predicted.

Keywords

Wave Function Hilbert Space Quantum Mechanic Poisson Bracket Momentum Operator 
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References

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    P.A.M. Dirac, A new notation for quantum mechanics. Math. Proc. Cambridge Philosoph. Soc. 35, 416–418 (1939)CrossRefMathSciNetGoogle Scholar
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    A. Gut, Probability: A Graduate Course (Springer, New York, 2005)Google Scholar

Copyright information

© Springer Science+Business Media New York 2013

Authors and Affiliations

  • Brian C. Hall
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  1. 1.Department of MathematicsUniversity of Notre DameNotre DameUSA

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