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## Relativistic Quantum Chemistry: The Fundamental Theory of Molecular Science (Hardback)"Written by two researchers in the field, this book is a reference to explain the principles and fundamentals in a self-contained, complete and consistent way. Much attention is paid to the didactical value, with the chapters interconnected and based on each other." — From the back cover ## $166.89 |

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From the back cover: “From beginning to end, the authors deduce all the concepts and rules, such that readers are able to understand the fundamentals and principles behind the theory. Essential reading for theoretical chemists and physicists.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

- Preface
- 1 – Introduction
- PART I – FUNDAMENTALS
- 2 – Elements of Classical Mechanics and Electrodynamics
- 3 – Concepts of Special Relativity
- 4 – Basics of Quantum Mechanics
- PART II – DIRAC’S THEORY OF THE ELECTRON
- 5 – Relativistic Theory of the Electron
- 6 – The Dirac Hydrogen Atom
- PART III – FOUR-COMPONENT MANY-ELECTRON THEORY
- 7 – Quantum Electrodynamics
- 8 – First-Quantized Dirac-Based Many-Electron Theory
- 9 – Many-Electron Atoms
- 10 – General Molecules and Molecular Aggregates
- PART IV – TWO-COMPONENT HAMILTONIANS
- 11 – Decoupling the Negative-Energy States
- 12 – Douglas-Kroll-Hess Theory
- 13 – Elimination Techniques
- PART V – CHEMISTRY WITH RELATIVISTIC HAMILTONIANS
- 14 – Special Computational Techniques
- 15 – External Electromagnetic Fields and Molecular Properties
- 16 – Relativistic Effects in Chemistry
- APPENDIX
- A – Vector and Tensor Calculus
- B – Kinetic Energy in Generalized Coordinates
- C – Technical Proofs for Special Relativity
- D – Relations for Pauli and Dirac Matrices
- E – Fourier Transformations
- F – Discretization and Quadrature Schemes
- G – List of Abbreviations and Acronyms
- H – List of Symbols
- References

## Details

- SKU:
- 1679
- Author:
- Reiher, Markus and Alexander Wolf
- Publisher:
- Wiley-VCH
- Publish Date:
- 2009
- Format:
- Hardback
- Weight (pounds):
- 3.2
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 7″x9.7″x1.55″
- ISBN-13:
- 9783527312924
- ISBN-10:
- 3527312927

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