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 Eric R. Bittner - University of Houston
Contents: Survey of Classical Mechanics; Waves and Wavefunctions; Semi-Classical Quantum Mechanics; Postulates of Quantum Mechanics; Bound States of Schroedinger Equation; Quantum Mechanics 3D; Perturbation theory; Many Body Quantum Mechanics.
by Tarun Biswas - State University of New York at New Paltz
The text maintains the separation of the minimal set of postulates from the mathematical techniques. At the same time close contact with experiment will be maintained to avoid alienating the physics student. Mathematical rigor is also be maintained.
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.
by Walter Wilcox - Baylor University
This is an introductory text, it includes material which overlaps with particle physics, including a number of interesting models as well as material on identical particles. The ideas of quantum mechanics are introduced via Process Diagrams.