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## The Stability of Matter in Quantum Mechanics (Hardback)"This book is an up-to-date account for researchers, and its pedagogical style makes it suitable for advanced undergraduate and graduate courses in mathematical physics." — From the back cover ## $40.49 |

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From the back cover: “Research into the stability of matter has been one of the most successful chapters in mathematical physics, and is a prime example of how modern mathematics can be applied to problems in physics.

“A unique account of the subject, this book provides a complete, self-contained description of research on the stability of matter problem. It introduces the necessary quantum mechanics to mathematicians, and aspects of functional analysis to physicists. The topics covered include electrodynamics of classical and quantized fields, Lieb-Thirring and other inequalities in spectral theory, inequalities in electrostatics, stability of large Coulomb systems, gravitational stability of stars, basics of equilibrium statistical mechanics, and the existence of the thermodynamic limit.”

**BRIEF CONTENTS**

- Preface
- 1. Prologue
- 2. Introduction to Elementary Quantum Mechanics and Stability of the First Kind
- 3. Many-Particle Systems and Stability of the Second Kind
- 4. Lieb-Thirring and Related Inequalities
- 5. Electrostatic Inequalities
- 6. An Estimation of the Indirect Part of the Coulomb Energy
- 7. Stability of Non-Relativistic Matter
- 8. Stability of Relativistic Matter
- 9. Magnetic Fields and the Pauli Operator
- 10. The Dirac Operator and the Brown-Ravenhall Model
- 11. Quantized Electromagnetic Fields and stability of Matter
- 12. The Ionization Problem, and the Dependence of the Energy on
*N*and*M*Separately - 13. Gravitational Stability of White Dwarfs and Neutron Stars
- 14. The Thermodynamic Limit for Coulomb Systems
- List of Symbols
- Bibliography
- Index

## Details

- SKU:
- 1971
- Subject:
- Physics
- Author:
- Lieb, Elliott H. and Robert Seiringer
- Publisher:
- Cambridge University Press
- Publish Date:
- 2010
- Format:
- Hardback
- Weight (pounds):
- 1.52
- Dimensions (W”xL”xH”):
- 7″x10″x0.8″
- ISBN-13:
- 9780521191180
- ISBN-10:
- 0521191181
- Grade Level:
- College

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