Grains of Mystique: Quantum Physics for the Layman
by T. Haberkern, N. Deepak
Most of you will have heard the word quantum, and often wondered what it means, or what its significance is. Of course, there are lots of books available on this matter, complete with equations and rigorous derivations. If you wanted a simple tutorial, an introduction to quantum physics without all the hassles of mathematics, then read on.
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by John R. Boccio - Swarthmore College
Quantum mechanics is a collection of postulates based on a huge number of experimental observations and the ideas. In this book you will learn now the quantum world works, why it must work in this particular way, and how we might understand it.
by Eric L. Michelsen - UCSD
Wave mechanics, 1D scattering, matrix mechanics, angular momentum, spin-1/2, updated quantum electromagnetic interactions. This work is meant to be used with a standard text, to help emphasize those things that are most confusing for new students.
From the table of contents: Introductory Principles; The Quantum Theories; The Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics; Einstein's Objections; Schroedinger's Objections; Measurement Problems; Advanced Concepts; Advanced Topics; and more.
Introduction to the subject of quantum mechanics, following the historical development of the theory. Physics and mathematics required. From the contents: atoms, the Feynman route to Schroedinger, the Schroedinger equation, entanglement.