Group theory and quantum mechanics. Front Cover. Michael Tinkham Tinkham is Rumford Professor of Physics, and Gordon McKay Professor of Applied. Tinkham, Group Theory and Quantum Mechanics. Dresselhaus, Dresselhaus, Jorio, Group Theory: Applications to the Physics of Condensed Matter. Ramond. Group Theory and Quantum Mechanics has 24 ratings and 2 reviews. Michael said: This book is a great read in that Tinkham develops the parts of group theo.

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Homa marked it as to-read Oct 10, These 3 locations in South Australia: Group Theory in Physics. Chapter 5 is devoted to the theory of systems with full rotational symmetry, Chapter 6 to the systematic presentation of atomic structure, and Chapter 7 to molecular quantum mechanics.

None of your libraries hold this item. I was also not able to understand Tinkham’s proof of the Vector Addition Theorem for angular momentum.

Be the first to add this to a list. In most areas of applied physics it is very important to know the basics concepts of group theory, but there is no need to have a deep ggoup as well as to know how to proof all the main theorems.

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Open Preview See a Problem? David rated it really liked it May 09, The formal theory of finite groups and their representation is developed in Chapters 1 through 4 and illustrated qusntum examples from the crystallographic point groups basic to solid-state and molecular theory.

Get to Know Us. A compact and worthwhile compilation of the scattered material on standard methods, this volume presumes a basic understanding of quantum theory. Flinders University Central Tinkhzm.

These 6 locations in Victoria: Chapter 7, on applications to molecular quantum mechanics, is now quite dated. Some of the views auantum a little outdated specifically the applications to molecular QM, particularly in leiu of Ligand-Field Theory and he doesn’t really cover the effects of antisymmetric wavefunctions for electrons nor ever mentions Mulliken in molecular QM.

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Zheng Ma added it Jan 08, ttinkham Particularly insightful was Tinkhams discussions of the Bloch wavefunction as a consequence of the Abelian symmetry group. After taking the math course, I was presented with group theory as if it were quantym muddled mix of facts, and the course came across as a poorly taught class on number theory. G7 T54 Book English Show 0 more libraries Some of these items ship sooner than the others.

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Buy the selected items together This item: Ryan Coons marked it as to-read Aug 15, Naturally, this comes at a price of more mathematical abstractness, but that is unavoidable.

This graduate-level text broup the aspects of group theory most relevant to physics and chemistry such as the theory of representations and illustrates their applications to quantum mechanics.

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Tinkham’s book, however, is the only one that I have been able to understand relatively well. Quang Pham added it Jun 06, Gerd rated it really liked it Feb 21, The first five chapters focus chiefly on the introduction of methods, illustrated by physical examples, and the final three chapters offer a systematic treatment of the quantum This graduate-level text develops the aspects of group theory most relevant to physics and chemistry such as the theory of representations and illustrates their applications to quantum mechanics.