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FLAVOURED NEUTRAL MESONS

M. S. Sozzi

in Discrete Symmetries and CP Violation: From Experiment to Theory

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199296668
eISBN:
9780191712074
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199296668.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter discusses the general phenomenology of flavoured neutral mesons, in the decays of which CP symmetry violation have been observed. Topics covered include flavoured neutral meson mixing, ... More


Back to the Schrödinger equation on a lattice

Efstratios Manousakis

in Practical Quantum Mechanics: Modern Tools and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749349
eISBN:
9780191813474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749349.003.0003
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter goes back to the discrete lattice in order to transform the basis to momentum eigenstates. In addition, the chapter takes the continuum limit of space and we recover known relations and ... More


Simultaneous observables

Efstratios Manousakis

in Practical Quantum Mechanics: Modern Tools and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749349
eISBN:
9780191813474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749349.003.0006
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses when two observables, which are represented by operators, –can be simultaneously observable. The chapter discusses the uncertainty principle in the general case and when two ... More


Perturbation Theory

P.J.E. Peebles

in Quantum Mechanics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9780691209821
eISBN:
9780691206738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691209821.003.0005
Subject:
Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

This chapter examines applications drawn from perturbation theory. The main topic in perturbation theory is the energy and spontaneous decay rate of the 21-cm hyperfine line in atomic hydrogen. ... More


Foundations

STEPHEN M. BARNETT and PAUL M. RADMORE

in Methods in Theoretical Quantum Optics

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780198563617
eISBN:
9780191714245
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198563617.003.0001
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter presents the basic elements of quantum theory, including the Dirac bra and ket notation for quantum states, Hermitian operators and their eigenstates, commutators and the Schrödinger and ... More


What is a Quantum Superposition?

Gershon Kurizki and Goren Gordon

in The Quantum Matrix: Henry Bar's Perilous Struggle for Quantum Coherence

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198787464
eISBN:
9780191829512
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198787464.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Henry has successfully tested the Split button of his quantum suit that enables a quantum object to be in several places at the same time. This bizarre phenomenon is explained by the superposition ... More


Angular momentum

Efstratios Manousakis

in Practical Quantum Mechanics: Modern Tools and Applications

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
December 2015
ISBN:
9780198749349
eISBN:
9780191813474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198749349.003.0015
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses the algebra, the eigenvalues, and eigenstates of angular momentum operators.


Applications of integrable models in condensed matter and cold atom physics

Fabian H.L. Essler

in Integrability: From Statistical Systems to Gauge Theory: Lecture Notes of the Les Houches Summer School: Volume 106, June 2016

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780198828150
eISBN:
9780191866937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198828150.003.0007
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

This chapter starts with a discussion of approximate physical realizations of 1+1-dimensional integrable models in solids and systems of ultra-cold trapped atoms. It then turns to local properties of ... More


Quantum Ensembles

Robert H. Swendsen

in An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198853237
eISBN:
9780191887703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853237.003.0023
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

The study of quantum statistical mechanics begins with a review of the basic principles of quantum mechanics. Schrödinger’s equation is introduced and Eigenstates (or stationary states) are defined. ... More


Solutions to Schrödinger’s equation

Ian R. Kenyon

in Quantum 20/20: Fundamentals, Entanglement, Gauge Fields, Condensates and Topology

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
November 2019
ISBN:
9780198808350
eISBN:
9780191846052
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198808350.003.0002
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Particle Physics / Astrophysics / Cosmology

Eigenstates of the square well potential are calculated and displayed. Barrier penetration and the connection to total internal reflection are explained. α‎–decay by barrier penetration is calculated ... More


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