Experimental Basis of Quantum Theory

  • Ralph E. Christoffersen
Part of the Springer Advanced Texts in Chemistry book series (SATC)


In the years immediately following 1925, a dramatic series of theoretical developments occurred that explained for the first time the apparently anomolous experimental data then existing. Also, these developments provided a conceptual and mathematical framework that has motivated and allowed interpretation of an immense number and diversity of experiments since then. These theoretical developments, called quantum mechanics, will be the subject of our attention throughout this entire text.


Angular Momentum Quantum Theory Experimental Basis Classical Concept Linear Momentum 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph E. Christoffersen
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  1. 1.The Upjohn CompanyKalamazooUSA

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