The Hydrogen Atom

Precision Physics of Simple Atomic Systems

Author: S.G. Karshenboim,F.S. Pavone,F. Bassani,M. Inguscio,T.W. Hänsch

Publisher: Springer

ISBN: 3540453954

Category: Science

Page: 296

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For more than a century, studies of atomic hydrogen have been a rich source of scientific discoveries. These began with the Balmer series in 1885 and the early quantum theories of the atom, and later included the development of QED and the first successful gauge field theory. Today, hydrogen and its relatives continue to provide new fundamental information, as witnessed by the contributions to this book. The printed volume contains invited reviews on the spectroscopy of hydrogen, muonium, positronium, few-electron ions and exotic atoms, together with related topics such as frequency metrology and the determination of fundamental constants. The accompanying CD contains, in addition to these reviews, a further 40 contributed papers also presented at the conference "Hydrogen Atom 2" held in summer 2000. Finally, to facilitate a historical comparison, the CD also contains the proceedings of the first "Hydrogen Atom" conference of 1988. The book includes a foreword by Norman F. Ramsey.
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The Hydrogen Atom

Proceedings of the Symposium, Held in Pisa, Italy, June 30–July 2, 1988

Author: G. Franco Bassani,Massimo Inguscio,Theodor Hänsch

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642884210

Category: Science

Page: 353

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Atomic hydrogen, the simplest of all stable atoms, has been a challenge to spectroscopists and theoreticians for many years. Here, as in similar systems like positronium, muonium and possibly helium, the accuracy of theoretical predictions is comparable to that of experimental measurements. Hence exciting confrontations are possible. This together with expected large experimental improvements explains the strong interest in the symposium held in Pisa in June-July 1988. The resulting book completely covers the precision spectroscopy of atomic hydrogen and hydrogen-like systems, and also discusses aspects of QED and the influence of strong fields.
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Linearity, Symmetry, and Prediction in the Hydrogen Atom

Author: Stephanie Frank Singer

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 0387263691

Category: Science

Page: 398

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Concentrates on how to make predictions about the numbers of each kind of basic state of a quantum system from only two ingredients: the symmetry and linear model of quantum mechanics Method has wide applications in crystallography, atomic structure, classification of manifolds with symmetry and other areas Engaging and vivid style Driven by numerous exercises and examples Systematic organization Separate solutions manual available
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The hydrogen atom - hydrogen molecule exchange reaction

experimental tests of quantum theory

Author: Dahv Adam Viridis Kliner,Stanford University. Dept. of Chemistry

Publisher: N.A



Page: 442

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The Hydrogen Economy

Author: Jeremy Rifkin

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 1440625115

Category: Political Science

Page: 304

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The road to global security," writes Jeremy Rifkin, "lies in lessening our dependence on Middle East oil and making sure that all people on Earth have access to the energy they need to sustain life. Weaning the world off oil and turning it toward hydrogen is a promissory note for a safer world." Rifkin's international bestseller The Hydrogen Economy presents the clearest, most comprehensive case for moving ourselves away from the destructive and waning years of the oil era toward a new kind of energy regime. Hydrogen-one of the most abundant substances in the universe-holds the key, Rifkin argues, to a cleaner, safer, and more sustainable world.
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Fundamentals of Solid-state Electronics

Author: Chih-Tang Sah

Publisher: World Scientific

ISBN: 9789810206376

Category: Technology & Engineering

Page: 1010

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This is perhaps the most comprehensive undergraduate textbook on the fundamental aspects of solid state electronics. It presents basic and state-of-the-art topics on materials physics, device physics, and basic circuit building blocks not covered by existing textbooks on the subject. Each topic is introduced with a historical background and motivations of device invention and circuit evolution. Fundamental physics is rigorously discussed with minimum need of tedious algebra and advanced mathematics. Another special feature is a systematic classification of fundamental mechanisms not found even in advanced texts. It bridges the gap between solid state device physics covered here with what students have learnt in their first two years of study.Used very successfully in a one-semester introductory core course for electrical and other engineering, materials science and physics junior students, the second part of each chapter is also used in an advanced undergraduate course on solid state devices. The inclusion of previously unavailable analyses of the basic transistor digital circuit building blocks and cells makes this an excellent reference for engineers to look up fundamental concepts and data, design formulae, and latest devices such as the GeSi heterostructure bipolar transistors.
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Biophysical Chemistry

Author: James P. Allen

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1444300733

Category: Science

Page: 512

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"Biophysical Chemistry is an outstanding book that delivers both fundamental and complex biophysical principles, along with an excellent overview of the current biophysical research areas, in a manner that makes it accessible for mathematically and non-mathematically inclined readers." (Journal of Chemical Biology, February 2009) This text presents physical chemistry through the use of biological and biochemical topics, examples and applications to biochemistry. It lays out the necessary calculus in a step by step fashion for students who are less mathematically inclined, leading them through fundamental concepts, such as a quantum mechanical description of the hydrogen atom rather than simply stating outcomes. Techniques are presented with an emphasis on learning by analyzing real data. Presents physical chemistry through the use of biological and biochemical topics, examples and applications to biochemistry Lays out the necessary calculus in a step by step fashion for students who are less mathematically inclined Presents techniques with an emphasis on learning by analyzing real data Features qualitative and quantitative problems at the end of each chapter All art available for download online and on CD-ROM
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Chemistry: Principles and Practice

Author: Daniel L. Reger,Scott R. Goode,David W. Ball

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 0534420125

Category: Science

Page: 1120

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A text that truly embodies its name, CHEMISTRY: PRINCIPLES AND PRACTICE connects the chemistry students learn in the classroom (principles) with real-world uses of chemistry (practice). The authors accomplish this by starting each chapter with an application drawn from a chemical field of interest and revisiting that application throughout the chapter. The Case Studies, Practice of Chemistry essays, and Ethics in Chemistry questions reinforce the connection of chemistry topics to areas such as forensics, organic chemistry, biochemistry, and industry. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Modern Physics for Scientists and Engineers

Author: Stephen T. Thornton,Andrew Rex

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 1133103723

Category: Education

Page: 688

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MODERN PHYSICS presents the latest discoveries in physics, and offers a contemporary and comprehensive approach with a strong emphasis on applications. In order to illustrate the process behind scientific advances and give students a historical perspective, the authors discuss the experiments that led to key discoveries covered in the text. A flexible organization allows you to select and teach topics in your preferred sequence without compromising your student's learning experience. A sound theoretical foundation in quantum theory is included to help physics majors succeed in their upper division courses. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
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Hydrogen Bonding and Transfer in the Excited State

Author: Ke-Li Han,Guang-Jiu Zhao

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781119972921

Category: Science

Page: 970

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This book gives an extensive description of the state-of-the-art in research on excited-state hydrogen bonding and hydrogen transfer in recent years. Initial chapters present both the experimental and theoretical investigations on the excited-state hydrogen bonding structures and dynamics of many organic and biological chromophores. Following this, several chapters describe the influences of the excited-state hydrogen bonding on various photophysical processes and photochemical reactions, for example: hydrogen bonding effects on fluorescence emission behaviors and photoisomerization; the role of hydrogen bonding in photosynthetic water splitting; photoinduced electron transfer and solvation dynamics in room temperature ionic liquids; and hydrogen bonding barrier crossing dynamics at bio-mimicking surfaces. Finally, the book examines experimental and theoretical studies on the nature and control of excited-state hydrogen transfer in various systems. Hydrogen Bonding and Transfer in the Excited State is an essential overview of this increasingly important field of study, surveying the entire field over 2 volumes, 40 chapters and 1200 pages. It will find a place on the bookshelves of researchers in photochemistry, photobiology, photophysics, physical chemistry and chemical physics.
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Handbook of Nuclear Chemistry

Chemical applications of nuclear reactions and radiations

Author: Rezső G. Lovas

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9781402013157

Category: Engineering

Page: 553

View: 7943

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Electrochemistry of Insertion Materials for Hydrogen and Lithium

Author: Su-Il Pyun,Heon-Cheol Shin,Jong-Won Lee,Joo-Young Go

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 3642294642

Category: Science

Page: 250

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The understanding of hydrogen/lithium insertion phenomena is of great importance for the development of the next generation of functional electrochemical devices such as rechargeable batteries, electrochromic devices, and fuel cells. This volume introduces a variety of viable electrochemical methods to identify reaction mechanisms and evaluate relevant kinetic properties of insertion electrodes. The authors also outline various ways to analyze anomalous behaviour of hydrogen/lithium transport through insertion electrodes.
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Theoretical Physics

Author: A. S. Kompaneyets

Publisher: Courier Corporation

ISBN: 9780486495323

Category: Science

Page: 592

View: 5394

Rigorous, systematic study by renowned physicist offers advanced students a thorough background in mechanics, electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, and statistical mechanics, stressing atomic, nuclear, and microscopic matters. 56 figures. 1961 edition.
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Mathematical Analysis and Numerical Methods for Science and Technology

Volume 1 Physical Origins and Classical Methods

Author: Robert Dautray,Jacques-Louis Lions

Publisher: Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN: 9783540660972

Category: Mathematics

Page: 720

View: 7349

These 6 volumes -- the result of a 10 year collaboration between the authors, both distinguished international figures -- compile the mathematical knowledge required by researchers in mechanics, physics, engineering, chemistry and other branches of application of mathematics for the theoretical and numerical resolution of physical models on computers. The advent of high-speed computers has made it possible to calculate values from models accurately and rapidly. Researchers and engineers thus have a crucial means of using numerical results to modify and adapt arguments and experiments along the way.
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