This high-level monograph offers an excellent introduction to the theory required for interpretation of an increasingly sophisticated range of molecular scattering experiments. There are five helpful appendixes dealing with continuum wavefunctions, Green's functions, semi-classical connection formulae, curve-crossing in the momentum representation, and elements of classical mechanics.
The contents of this volume have been chosen to emphasize the quantum mechanical and semi-classical nature of collision events, with little attention given to purely classical behavior. The treatment is essentially analytical. Some knowledge of the quantum mechanics of bound states is assumed.
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This high-level, analytical treatment introduces the theory required for interpretation of an increasingly sophisticated range of molecular scattering experiments. Topics include classical scattering by a central force, quantum scattering by a central force, elastic scattering phase shifts, semi-classical elastic scattering, and more. Includes appendixes and references.
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Book Description Dover Publications, 2010. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110486694372
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