In­dex


$\cdot$ : No­ta­tions
$\times$ : No­ta­tions
$!$ : No­ta­tions
$\vert$ : No­ta­tions
$\vert\ldots\rangle$ : No­ta­tions
$\langle\ldots\vert$ : No­ta­tions
$\uparrow$ : No­ta­tions
$\downarrow$ : No­ta­tions
$\prod$ : 2.3 | No­ta­tions | No­ta­tions
$\int$ : No­ta­tions
$\to$ : No­ta­tions
$\vec{\phantom{a}}$ : No­ta­tions
$\widehat{\phantom{a}}$ : No­ta­tions
$'$ : No­ta­tions
$\nabla$ : No­ta­tions
$\mathop{\Box}\nolimits $ : No­ta­tions
$^*$ : No­ta­tions
$\raisebox{.3pt}{$<$}$ : No­ta­tions
$\raisebox{-.3pt}{$\leqslant$}$ : No­ta­tions
$\langle\ldots\rangle$ : No­ta­tions
$\raisebox{.3pt}{$>$}$ : No­ta­tions
$\raisebox{-.5pt}{$\geqslant$}$ : No­ta­tions
$[\ldots]$ : No­ta­tions
$\vphantom0\raisebox{1.5pt}{$=$}$ : No­ta­tions
$\vphantom0\raisebox{1.5pt}{$\equiv$}$ : No­ta­tions
$\vphantom0\raisebox{1.1pt}{$\approx$}$ : No­ta­tions
$\vphantom0\raisebox{1.5pt}{$\sim$}$ : No­ta­tions
$\propto$ : No­ta­tions
$\alpha$ : No­ta­tions
$\beta$ : No­ta­tions
$\Gamma$ : No­ta­tions
$\gamma$ : No­ta­tions
$\Delta$ : No­ta­tions
$\delta$ : No­ta­tions
$\partial$ : No­ta­tions
$\epsilon$ : No­ta­tions
$\epsilon_0$ : No­ta­tions
$\varepsilon$ : No­ta­tions
$\eta$ : No­ta­tions
$\Theta$ : No­ta­tions
$\theta$ : No­ta­tions
$\vartheta$ : No­ta­tions
$\kappa$ : No­ta­tions
$\Lambda$ : No­ta­tions
$\lambda$ : No­ta­tions
$\mu$ : No­ta­tions
$\nu$ : No­ta­tions
$\xi$ : No­ta­tions
${\mit\Pi}$ : No­ta­tions
$\pi$ : No­ta­tions
$\tilde\pi $ : No­ta­tions
$\rho$ : No­ta­tions
$\sigma$ : No­ta­tions
$\tau$ : No­ta­tions
$\Phi$ : No­ta­tions
$\phi$ : No­ta­tions
$\varphi$ : No­ta­tions
$\chi$ : No­ta­tions
$\Psi$ : No­ta­tions
$\psi$ : No­ta­tions
$\Omega$ : No­ta­tions
$\omega$ : No­ta­tions
21 cm line
de­riva­tion : A.39.5
in­tro : A.39.1

$A$ : No­ta­tions
Å : No­ta­tions
$a$ : No­ta­tions
$a_0$ : No­ta­tions
Abramowitz and Ste­gun (1965) : A.6.2 | A.6.2 | A.27 | A.29 | D.36.2.1 | D.77 | Ref­er­ences
ab­solute tem­per­a­ture : 6.5 | No­ta­tions
ab­solute value : 2.1 | No­ta­tions
ab­solute zero
nonzero en­ergy : 4.1.3
re­quires ground state : 11.1
ab­sorbed dose : 14.5.3
ab­sorp­tion and emis­sion
in­co­her­ent ra­di­a­tion : 7.8
ab­sorp­tiv­ity : 6.8
ac­cel­er­a­tion
in quan­tum me­chan­ics : 7.2.1
ac­cep­tors
semi­con­duc­tors : 6.23
ac­tinides : 5.9.7
acti­noids : 5.9.7
ac­tion : A.1.3
rel­a­tivis­tic : 1.3.2
ac­ti­va­tion en­ergy
nu­clear fis­sion : 14.14.1
rad­i­cals : 5.2.6
ac­tive view : A.19.1
ac­tiv­ity : 14.5.3
spe­cific : see de­cay rate
adi­a­batic
dis­am­bigua­tion : No­ta­tions
quan­tum me­chan­ics : 7.1.5
ther­mo­dy­nam­ics : 11.10
adi­a­batic sur­faces : 9.2.3
adi­a­batic the­o­rem
de­riva­tion : D.34
de­riva­tion and im­pli­ca­tions : A.16
in­tro : 7.1.5
ad­joint : No­ta­tions
ma­tri­ces : No­ta­tions
Aha­roni (2000) : N.22 | N.22 | Ref­er­ences
Aharonov-Bohm ef­fect : 13.1
Airy func­tions
ap­pli­ca­tion : A.27
con­nec­tion for­mu­lae : A.29
graphs : A.29
soft­ware : A.27
al­kali met­als : 5.9.7
al­ka­line met­als : 5.9.7
al­lowed tran­si­tion
in­tro : 7.4.3
al­lowed tran­si­tions
beta de­cay : 14.19.6.1
al­pha : see $\alpha$
al­pha de­cay : 14.3
data : 14.11.1
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
Gamow/Gur­ney and Con­don the­ory : 14.11.1
overview of data : 14.3
$Q$-value : 14.19.5
quan­tum me­chan­i­cal tun­nel­ing : 14.11
al­pha par­ti­cle : 14.11
am­mo­nia mol­e­cule : 5.3
am­pli­tude : No­ta­tions
quan­tum : 3.1
an­gle : No­ta­tions
an­gu­lar fre­quency : 7.10.4
an­gu­lar mo­men­tum : 4.2
ad­di­tion : 12.7
Cleb­sch-Gor­dan co­ef­fi­cients : 12.7
ad­vanced treat­ment : 12.
com­bi­na­tion
in­tro : 7.4.2
com­po­nent : 4.2.2
eigen­func­tions : 4.2.2
eigen­val­ues : 4.2.2
con­ser­va­tion in de­cays : 7.4.2
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 4.2.1
fun­da­men­tal com­mu­ta­tion re­la­tions
as an ax­iom : 12.2
in­tro : 4.5.4
lad­der op­er­a­tors : 12.3
lad­ders : 12.3
nor­mal­iza­tion fac­tors : 12.5
nu­clei
data : 14.15
op­er­a­tor
Carte­sian : 4.2.1
pos­si­ble val­ues : 12.4
spin : 5.4
square an­gu­lar mo­men­tum : 4.2.3
eigen­func­tions : 4.2.3
eigen­val­ues : 4.2.3
sym­me­try and con­ser­va­tion : 7.3
un­cer­tainty : 4.2.4
an­ions : 6.21.6
anom­alous mag­netic mo­ment : 13.4
nu­cle­ons
pion ex­pla­na­tion : 14.9
anti-bond­ing : 10.4
an­ti­bond­ing state
in­tro : 5.3
an­ti­com­mu­ta­tor : A.15.2
an­ti­lin­ear op­er­a­tor : A.19.2
an­tipar­ti­cles
move back­ward in time : A.14
an­ti­sym­metriza­tion re­quire­ment : 5.6
graph­i­cal de­pic­tion : 11.2
in­dis­tin­guish­able par­ti­cles : 11.2
num­ber of terms : 5.7
us­ing group­ings : 5.7
us­ing oc­cu­pa­tion num­bers : A.15.1
us­ing Slater de­ter­mi­nants : 5.7
an­tiu­ni­tary op­er­a­tor : A.19.2
as­tron­omy
spec­tral analy­sis : 6.27.1
as­ymp­totic free­dom
quarks : 7.5.2
atomic mass
con­ver­sion to nu­clear mass : 14.6
ver­sus nu­clear mass : 14.19.5
atomic mass unit : 14.6
atomic ma­trix el­e­ment : 7.7.2
atomic num­ber : 5.9 | 14.3
atoms
eigen­func­tions : 5.9.2
eigen­val­ues : 5.9.2
ground state : 5.9.3
Hamil­ton­ian : 5.9.1
Audi et al. (2003) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 14.12.6 | Ref­er­ences
Auger ef­fect
Meis­ner : N.35
Auger elec­trons : 14.20.6
Avalanche diode : 6.26
av­er­age
ver­sus ex­pec­ta­tion value : 4.4.1
Avo­gadro's num­ber : No­ta­tions
ax­ial vec­tor : A.20
az­imuthal quan­tum num­ber : 4.2.3

$B$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal B}$ : No­ta­tions
$b$ : No­ta­tions
Baier­lein (1999) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 11.1 | 11.2 | 11.14 | D.61 | N.23 | N.25 | Ref­er­ences
Balmer tran­si­tions : 4.3.3
band gap
and Bragg re­flec­tion : N.9
in­tro : 6.21.1
band struc­ture
cross­ing bands : 10.4
de­tailed ger­ma­nium struc­ture : 6.22.5
nearly-free elec­trons : 10.6
widely spaced atoms : 10.3.2
band the­ory
elec­trons per prim­i­tive cell : 6.21.2
in­tro : 6.21
barn : 14.17.1.2
baryon : 5.4
baryons : 7.5.2
ba­sis : No­ta­tions
crys­tal
in­tro : 6.22.5
di­a­mond : 10.4
lithium (BCC) : 10.3.1
NaCl (FCC) : 10.2
spin states : 5.5.6
vec­tors or func­tions : 2.6
zinc blende (ZnS) : 6.22.5
bat­tery : 6.16
BCC
lithium : 10.3.1
bec­querel : 14.5.3
Bell's the­o­rem : 8.2
cheat : 8.2
ben­zene mol­e­c­u­lar ring : 5.3
Berry's phase : A.16
Bertu­lani (2007) : 14.9 | 14.9 | 14.20.3 | A.25.8 | A.25.9 | A.42.2 | A.42.4 | A.45.4 | D.67 | N.14 | Ref­er­ences
beryl­lium-11
nu­clear spin : 14.12.6
Bessel func­tions
spher­i­cal : A.6.2
beta : see $\beta$
beta de­cay : 14.19
beta-plus de­cay
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
dou­ble
ex­pla­na­tion : 14.19.4
elec­tron cap­ture : 14.3
elec­tron emis­sion : 14.3
en­er­get­ics
data : 14.19.2
en­ergy re­lease data : 14.19.2
Fermi the­ory : A.45
for­bid­den de­cays : 14.19.6
in­tro : 14.3
in­verse beta de­cay : 14.3
K or L cap­ture : 14.3
lone neu­tron : 14.2.2
mo­men­tum con­ser­va­tion : A.45.6
nu­clei that do : 14.3
overview of data : 14.3
positron emis­sion : 14.3
$Q$-value : 14.19.5
su­per­al­lowed de­cays : 14.19.7
von Weizsaecker pre­dic­tions : 14.19.4
beta vi­bra­tion
nu­clei : 14.13.4.4
Bethe-von Weizsäcker for­mula : 14.10.2
Bethe (1964) : A.22.8 | A.22.8 | A.22.8 | A.22.8 | Ref­er­ences
Big Bang : A.19.6
bind­ing en­ergy
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 4.6.6
hy­dro­gen mol­e­c­u­lar ion : 4.6.6
hy­dro­gen mol­e­cule : 5.2.6
lithium hy­dride : 5.3
Biot-Savart law : 13.3.5
de­riva­tion : D.72.8
black­body ra­di­a­tion : 11.14.5
in­tro : 6.8
black­body spec­trum : 6.8
ex­tended de­riva­tion : 11.14.5
Blatt and Weis­skopf (1952) : 14.20.6 | 14.20.6 | Ref­er­ences
Blatt and Weis­skopf (1979) : 14.20.6 | 14.20.6 | Ref­er­ences
Bloch func­tion
nearly-free elec­trons : 10.6
one-di­men­sional lat­tice : 10.3.5
three-di­men­sional lat­tice : 10.3.10
Bloch wave
ex­pla­na­tion : 7.10.5
in­tro : 6.22.1
Bloch's the­o­rem : 10.3.5
body-cen­tered cu­bic : see BCC
Bohm
EPR ex­per­i­ment : 8.2
Bohr en­er­gies : 4.3.3
rel­a­tivis­tic cor­rec­tions : A.39
Bohr mag­ne­ton : 13.4
Bohr ra­dius : 4.3.4
Boltz­mann con­stant : No­ta­tions
Boltz­mann fac­tor : 11.5
bond
co­va­lent : 5.11.1
hy­dro­gen : 5.11.3
ionic : 5.11.5
pi : 5.11.2
po­lar : 5.11.3
sigma : 5.11.1
Van der Waals : 10.1
bond length
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 4.6.6
hy­dro­gen mol­e­c­u­lar ion : 4.6.7
hy­dro­gen mol­e­cule : 5.2.6
Born
ap­prox­i­ma­tion : A.30.3
Born se­ries : A.31
Born sta­tis­ti­cal in­ter­pre­ta­tion : 3.1
Born-Op­pen­heimer ap­prox­i­ma­tion
and adi­a­batic the­o­rem : 7.1.5
ba­sic idea : 9.2.2
de­riva­tion : 9.2
di­ag­o­nal cor­rec­tion : D.51
hy­dro­gen mol­e­c­u­lar ion : 4.6.1
hy­dro­gen mol­e­cule : 5.2.1
in­clude nu­clear mo­tion : 9.2.3
spin de­gen­er­acy : D.50
vi­bronic cou­pling terms : D.51
Bor­romean nu­cleus : 14.12.6
Bose-Ein­stein con­den­sa­tion
de­riva­tion : 11.14.1
in­tro : 6.6
rough ex­pla­na­tion : 6.6.1
su­per­flu­id­ity : N.21
Bose-Ein­stein dis­tri­b­u­tion
black­body ra­di­a­tion : 11.14.5
in­tro : 6.8
canon­i­cal prob­a­bil­ity : 11.5
for given en­ergy : 11.4
iden­tify chem­i­cal po­ten­tial : 11.13
in­tro : 6.7
bosons : 5.4
ground state : 6.4
sym­metriza­tion re­quire­ment : 5.6
bound states
hy­dro­gen
en­er­gies : 4.3.3
bound­ary con­di­tions
ac­cept­able sin­gu­lar­ity : N.5
hy­dro­gen atom : D.15
across delta func­tion po­ten­tial : A.27
at in­fin­ity
har­monic os­cil­la­tor : D.12
hy­dro­gen atom : D.15
im­pen­e­tra­ble wall : 3.5.4
ra­di­a­tion : A.27
ac­cel­er­at­ing po­ten­tial : A.27
three-di­men­sional : A.30
un­bounded po­ten­tial : A.27
Bq : 14.5.3
bra : 2.3 | No­ta­tions
Bragg dif­frac­tion
elec­trons : 10.7.2
Bragg planes
Bril­louin frag­ment bound­aries : 10.3.10
en­ergy sin­gu­lar­i­ties : 10.6.2
one-di­men­sional (Bragg points) : 10.3.7
X-ray dif­frac­tion : 10.7.2
Bragg re­flec­tion
and band gaps : N.9
Bragg’s law : 10.7.2
Breit-Wigner dis­tri­b­u­tion : 7.6.1
Bril­louin zone
first
FCC crys­tal : 6.22.5
in­tro : 6.22.4
one-di­men­sional : 10.3.7
three-di­men­sional : 10.3.10
broad­band ra­di­a­tion
in­tro : 6.27.2
built-in po­ten­tial : 6.24

$C$ : No­ta­tions
$\POW9,{\circ}$C : No­ta­tions
$c$ : No­ta­tions
canon­i­cal com­mu­ta­tion re­la­tion : 4.5.3
canon­i­cal Hartree-Fock equa­tions : 9.3.4
canon­i­cal mo­men­tum
canon­i­cal quan­ti­za­tion : A.15.6
in­tro : A.12
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.3.2
with a mag­netic field : 13.1
canon­i­cal prob­a­bil­ity dis­tri­b­u­tion : 11.5
canon­i­cal quan­ti­za­tion : A.15.6
canon­i­cal mo­men­tum : A.15.6
car­bon nan­otubes
elec­tri­cal prop­er­ties
in­tro : 6.21.4
in­tro : 5.11.4
Carnot cy­cle : 11.9
Carte­sian ten­sors : A.4
Casimir force : A.23.4
cat, Schrödinger’s : 8.1
cations : 6.21.6
Cauchy-Schwartz in­equal­ity : No­ta­tions
causal­ity
rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.2.2
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.2.3
causal­ity prob­lem : A.15.9
cen­trifu­gal stretch­ing : 14.13.4.2
chain re­ac­tion : 14.14.1
charge
elec­tro­sta­t­ics : 13.3.1
charge an­ni­hi­la­tion op­er­a­tor : 14.18.1
charge con­ju­ga­tion
in­tro : 7.3
Wu ex­per­i­ment : 14.19.8
charge cre­ation op­er­a­tor : 14.18.1
charge in­de­pen­dence
nu­clear force : 14.1
charge states : 14.18.1
charge sym­me­try
ex­am­ple : 14.12.3
nu­clear force : 14.1
charge trans­fer in­su­la­tors : 6.21.2
chem­i­cal bonds : 5.11
co­va­lent pi bonds : 5.11.2
co­va­lent sigma bonds : 5.11.1
hy­bridiza­tion : 5.11.4
ionic bonds : 5.11.5
po­lar co­va­lent bonds : 5.11.3
pro­mo­tion : 5.11.4
sp$\POW9,{n}$ hy­bridiza­tion : 5.11.4
chem­i­cal equi­lib­rium
con­stant pres­sure : 11.12
con­stant vol­ume : 11.12
chem­i­cal po­ten­tial : 11.12
and dif­fu­sion : 6.16
in­tro : 6.14
and dis­tri­b­u­tions : 11.13
line up
Peltier cooler : 6.28.1
mi­cro­scopic : 11.13
chi : see $\chi$
Chue (1977) : A.11.2 | Ref­er­ences
Ci : 14.5.3
cir­cu­lar po­lar­iza­tion
from sec­ond quan­ti­za­tion : A.23.4
in­tro : 7.4.3
pho­ton wave func­tion : A.21.6
clas­si­cal : No­ta­tions
Clau­sius-Clapey­ron equa­tion : 11.12
Cleb­sch-Gor­dan co­ef­fi­cients : 12.7
and Wigner 3j sym­bols : N.13
com­put­ing us­ing re­cur­sion : D.65
ex­plicit ex­pres­sion : D.65
co­ef­fi­cient of per­for­mance : 11.9
co­ef­fi­cients of eigen­func­tions
eval­u­at­ing : 4.1.6
give prob­a­bil­i­ties : 3.4.2
time vari­a­tion : 7.1.2
col­lapse of the wave func­tion : 3.4.1
col­li­sion-dom­i­nated regime : 7.5.3
col­li­sion­less regime : 7.5.3
col­li­sions
dual na­ture : 7.5.3
color force : 14.1
in­tro : 7.5.2
com­mu­ta­tion re­la­tion
canon­i­cal : 4.5.3
com­mu­ta­tor : 4.5
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 4.5.2
com­mu­ta­tor eigen­value prob­lems : 12.3
com­mut­ing op­er­a­tors : 4.5.1
com­mon eigen­func­tions : 4.5.1
com­par­a­tive half-life : 14.19.6.3
com­plete set : 2.6
com­plete­ness re­la­tion : 2.7.1
com­plex con­ju­gate : 2.1
com­plex num­bers : 2.1
com­po­nent waves : 7.10.2
com­po­nents of a vec­tor : 2.2
Con­don and Odishaw (1958) : A.25.8 | A.25.9 | A.25.9 | Ref­er­ences
Con­don and Odishaw (1967) : A.25.1 | A.25.8 | A.25.8 | A.25.8 | A.25.9 | N.14 | Ref­er­ences
con­duc­tion band
in­tro : 6.21.1
con­duc­tiv­ity
ef­fect of light : 6.27.5
elec­tri­cal : 6.20
ionic : 6.21.6
con­fig­u­ra­tion mix­ing : 14.12.5
con­fine­ment : 6.12
quarks : 7.5.2
sin­gle par­ti­cle : 3.5.9
con­ju­gate mo­men­tum : see canon­i­cal mo­men­tum
con­ju­gate nu­clei : 14.18.2
con­nec­tion for­mu­lae : A.29 | A.29
con­ser­va­tion laws
and sym­me­tries : 7.3
con­served vec­tor cur­rent hy­poth­e­sis : A.45.4
con­tact po­ten­tial : 6.16
con­ti­nu­ity equa­tion
in­com­press­ible flow : A.43.2
con­travari­ant : 1.2.5
con­ven­tional cell : 10.3.10
con­ver­sion elec­tron : 14.20.6
Copen­hagen In­ter­pre­ta­tion : 3.4.1
cor­re­la­tion en­ergy : 9.3.5.4
cos : No­ta­tions
Coulomb bar­rier : 14.11.1
Coulomb con­di­tion
un­con­ven­tional de­riva­tion : A.22.8
Coulomb gage
in­stead of Lorenz gage : A.22.8
Coulomb gauge : A.21.2
clas­si­cal elec­tro­mag­net­ics : A.37
Coulomb in­te­grals : 9.3.3
Coulomb po­ten­tial : 4.3.1
Fermi de­riva­tion : A.22.8
Koulomb po­ten­tial
field the­ory de­riva­tion : A.22
Coulomb po­ten­tial en­ergy
de­riva­tion : D.37.4
cou­pling con­stant : A.45.2
co­va­lent bond
hy­dro­gen mol­e­c­u­lar ion : 4.6
co­va­lent solids : 10.4
co­vari­ant : 1.2.5
cre­ation­ists : N.25
cross prod­uct : No­ta­tions
crys­tal
ba­sis
di­a­mond : 10.4
NaCl (FCC) : 10.2
ionic con­duc­tiv­ity : 6.21.6
lat­tice : see lat­tice
lithium (BCC) : 10.3.1
one-di­men­sional
prim­i­tive trans­la­tion vec­tor : 10.3.5
trans­parency : 6.27.3
typ­i­cal semi­con­duc­tors : 6.22.5
crys­tal mo­men­tum : 6.22.1 | 6.22.4
con­ser­va­tion : 6.22.4
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 7.10.5
light-emit­ting diodes : 6.27.7
crys­tals
trans­la­tion op­er­a­tor : 7.10.5
curie : 14.5.3
curl : No­ta­tions | No­ta­tions
cylin­dri­cal co­or­di­nates : No­ta­tions

$D$ : No­ta­tions
$\vec{D}$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal D}$ : No­ta­tions
D : No­ta­tions
$d$ : No­ta­tions
$\vec{d}$ : No­ta­tions
${\rm d}$ : No­ta­tions
D’Alem­bert­ian : A.14 | No­ta­tions
Dal­ton : 14.6
Dar­win term : A.39.2
d block
pe­ri­odic ta­ble : 5.9.7
de Broglie re­la­tion : 6.18
de­riva­tion : A.14
De­bye model : 11.14.6
De­bye tem­per­a­ture : 11.14.6 | 11.15
de­cay con­stant : see de­cay rate | 14.5.3
de­cay rate : 14.5.3
not a prob­a­bil­ity : 7.5.3
phys­i­cal mech­a­nism : 7.5.3
spe­cific : 7.5.3
de­formed nu­clei : 14.13.3
de­gen­er­acy : 4.1.5
de­gen­er­acy pres­sure : 6.11
de­gen­er­ate semi­con­duc­tor : 6.23
de­layed neu­trons : 14.14.1
Delta : see $\Delta$
delta func­tion : 7.9.1
three-di­men­sional : 7.9.1
Delta par­ti­cles
in­tro : A.42.4
delta : see $\delta$
den­sity
mass : 11.7
mo­lar : 11.7
par­ti­cle : 11.7
den­sity of modes : 6.3
den­sity of states : 6.3
con­fined : 6.12
pe­ri­odic box : 6.19
de­ple­tion layer : 6.24
de­riv­a­tive : No­ta­tions
Desloge (1968) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ref­er­ences
de­ter­mi­nant : No­ta­tions
deu­terium : 14.2.3
deuteron
in­tro : 14.2.3
OPEP po­ten­tial : A.42.2
dia­mag­netic con­tri­bu­tion : 13.4
di­a­mond
band gap : 10.4
crys­tal struc­ture : 6.22.5
in­tro : 5.11.4
dif­fer­en­tial cross-sec­tion : A.30
di­men­sional analy­sis : A.11.2
dineu­tron
isospin : 14.18.1
not bound : 14.2.3
OPEP po­ten­tial : A.42.2
diode
semi­con­duc­tor : 6.24
diode laser : 6.27.7
di­pole
clas­si­cal elec­tro­mag­net­ics : 13.3.2
di­pole mo­ment
elec­tric
nu­clei : 14.17
mag­netic
clas­si­cal : 13.4
nu­clei : 14.17
di­pole strength
mol­e­cules : 10.1
di­pole tran­si­tion : 14.20.2
elec­tric
in­tro : 7.4.3
mag­netic
in­tro : 7.4.3
di­pole tran­si­tions
mag­netic
Hamil­ton­ian : D.39
dipro­ton
isospin : 14.18.1
not bound : 14.2.3
OPEP po­ten­tial : A.42.2
Dirac delta func­tion : 7.9.1
three-di­men­sional : A.22.1
Dirac equa­tion : 12.12
as a sys­tem : A.44
con­serves par­ity : A.44
hy­dro­gen atom
low speed ap­prox­i­ma­tion : D.81
non­rel­a­tivis­tic limit
no lin­ear al­ge­bra : A.44
ul­tra­rel­a­tivis­tic : A.44
Dirac gamma ma­tri­ces : A.36
Dirac no­ta­tion : 2.7.1
di­rect gap semi­con­duc­tor : 6.22.4
dis­crete spec­trum
ver­sus broad­band
in­tro : 6.27.2
dis­in­te­gra­tion con­stant : see de­cay rate | 14.5.3
dis­in­te­gra­tion rate : 14.5.3
dis­per­sion re­la­tion : 7.10.4
dis­tin­guish­able par­ti­cles
in­tro : 6.6 | 6.6.1
div : No­ta­tions
div(er­gence) : No­ta­tions
di­ver­gence the­o­rem : No­ta­tions | No­ta­tions
donors
semi­con­duc­tors : 6.23
dop­ing
semi­con­duc­tors : 6.23
Doppler shift
of light in vac­uum : 1.1.4
dose equiv­a­lent : 14.5.3
dot prod­uct : 2.3
dou­ble layer of charges
con­tact sur­faces : 6.16
dou­blet states : 5.5.6
dpm : 14.5.3
Du­long and Pe­tit law : 11.15
dy­namic phase : A.16

$E$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal E}$ : No­ta­tions
$e$ : No­ta­tions
e : No­ta­tions
Ed­monds (1957) : N.13 | Ref­er­ences
ef­fec­tive dose : 14.5.3
ef­fec­tive mass
from equa­tion of mo­tion : 7.10.5
one-di­men­sional ex­am­ple : 6.22.3
Ehren­fest the­o­rem : 7.2.1
$e^{{{\rm i}}ax}$ : No­ta­tions
eigen­func­tion : 2.5
eigen­func­tions
an­gu­lar mo­men­tum com­po­nent : 4.2.2
atoms : 5.9.2
har­monic os­cil­la­tor : 4.1.4
hy­dro­gen atom : 4.3.4
im­pen­e­tra­ble spher­i­cal shell : D.77
lin­ear mo­men­tum : 7.9.2
po­si­tion : 7.9.1
square an­gu­lar mo­men­tum : 4.2.3
eigen­value : 2.5
eigen­value prob­lems
com­mu­ta­tor type : 12.3
lad­der op­er­a­tors : 12.3
eigen­val­ues
an­gu­lar mo­men­tum com­po­nent : 4.2.2
atoms : 5.9.2
har­monic os­cil­la­tor : 4.1.3
hy­dro­gen atom : 4.3.3
im­pen­e­tra­ble spher­i­cal shell : D.77
lin­ear mo­men­tum : 7.9.2
po­si­tion : 7.9.1
square an­gu­lar mo­men­tum : 4.2.3
eigen­vec­tor : 2.5 | No­ta­tions
Ein­stein
dice : 3.4.2
sum­ma­tion con­ven­tion : 1.2.5
swiped spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.1.1
Ein­stein A and B co­ef­fi­cients : 7.8
Ein­stein's de­riva­tion : D.42
Ein­stein A co­ef­fi­cients
quan­tum de­riva­tion : A.24
Ein­stein B co­ef­fi­cients
quan­tum de­riva­tion : D.41
Ein­stein Podol­ski Rosen : 8.2
Ein­stein sum­ma­tion con­ven­tion
moral jus­ti­fi­ca­tion : A.22.4
elec­tric charge
elec­tron and pro­ton : 4.3.1
elec­tric di­pole ap­prox­i­ma­tion
ori­gin of the name : 7.7.2
elec­tric di­pole op­er­a­tor
in­tro : 7.7.2
elec­tric di­pole tran­si­tion
in­tro : 7.4.3
se­lec­tion rules : 7.4.4
rel­a­tivis­tic : 7.4.4
elec­tric mo­ment
nu­clei : 14.17
elec­tric mul­ti­pole
pho­ton states : A.21.7
elec­tric po­ten­tial
clas­si­cal de­riva­tion : 13.2 | D.72.1
quan­tum de­riva­tion : 13.1
rel­a­tivis­tic de­riva­tion : 1.3.2
elec­tri­cal con­duc­tion
in­tro : 6.20
elec­tro­chem­i­cal po­ten­tial
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 6.13
elec­tro­mag­netic field
Hamil­ton­ian : 13.1
Maxwell's equa­tions : 13.2
quan­ti­za­tion : A.23
elec­tro­mag­netic po­ten­tials
gauge trans­for­ma­tion : 1.3.2
elec­tro­mag­net­ics
de­riva­tion from scratch : A.22
elec­tron
in mag­netic field : 13.4
elec­tron affin­ity : 10.2
Hartree-Fock : 9.3.5.1
elec­tron cap­ture
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
elec­tron emis­sion : 14.3
elec­tron split ex­per­i­ment : 3.1
elec­troneg­a­tiv­ity : 5.9.4 | 10.2
elec­trons
lack of in­tel­li­gence : 6.11 | 6.25
El­liott (1969) : 14.18.4 | Ref­er­ences
El­lis (1999) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ref­er­ences
El­ton (1966) : A.42.3 | A.44 | D.43 | D.43 | D.43 | D.43.1 | Ref­er­ences
emis­sion rate
spon­ta­neous : see de­cay rate
emis­siv­ity : 6.8
en­ergy con­ser­va­tion : 7.1.3
en­ergy spec­trum
har­monic os­cil­la­tor : 4.1.3
hy­dro­gen atom : 4.3.3
en­ergy-time un­cer­tainty equal­ity
de­riva­tion : 7.2.2
vin­di­cated : 7.6.1
en­ergy-time un­cer­tainty re­la­tion : 7.2.2
de­cay of a state : 7.6.1
Man­delsh­tam-Tamm ver­sion : A.18
en­thalpy : 11.7
en­thalpy of va­por­iza­tion : 11.12
en­tropy : 11.10
de­scrip­tive : 11.8
EPR : 8.2
ep­silon : see $\epsilon$,$\varepsilon$
equipar­ti­tion the­o­rem : 11.15
equiv­a­lent dose : 14.5.3
eta : see $\eta$
Euler for­mula : 2.1
eV : No­ta­tions
even-even nu­clei
en­hanced sta­bil­ity : 14.3
Everett, III : 8.6
Everett, III (1973) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ref­er­ences
every pos­si­ble com­bi­na­tion : 5.1 | 5.5.1
ex­change force mech­a­nism
and two-state sys­tems : 7.5.2
nu­clear forces : A.42
ex­change in­te­grals : 9.3.3
ex­change op­er­a­tor : 5.2.6
ex­change terms
twi­light terms : 5.3
ex­changed
Las Ve­gas in­ter­pre­ta­tion : 6.1
ex­cited de­ter­mi­nants : 9.3.5.5
ex­ci­ton
in­tro : 6.27.3
ex­clu­sion prin­ci­ple : 5.7
ex­clu­sion-prin­ci­ple re­pul­sion : 5.10
ex­pec­ta­tion value : 4.4
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 4.4.2
sim­pli­fied ex­pres­sion : 4.4.3
ver­sus av­er­age : 4.4.1
ex­per­i­men­tal ev­i­dence : A.45.4
ex­po­nen­tial func­tion : No­ta­tions
ex­po­nen­tial of an op­er­a­tor : A.12
ex­po­sure : 14.5.3
ex­tended zone scheme : 10.5.2
in­tro : 6.22.4
ex­ten­sive vari­able : 11.7
ex­treme in­de­pen­dent par­ti­cle model : 14.12.4
ex­treme sin­gle-par­ti­cle model : 14.12.4

$F$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal F}$ : No­ta­tions
$f$ : No­ta­tions
face cen­tered cu­bic : see FCC
fac­to­r­ial : No­ta­tions
Fara­day cage
pro­posal for nu­clei : N.36
fast ion con­duc­tors : 6.21.6
f block
pe­ri­odic ta­ble : 5.9.7
F-cen­ter
in­tro : 6.27.4
fermi : 14.10.1
Fermi brim
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 6.13
Fermi de­cay : 14.19.6.1
Fermi en­ergy
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 6.13
elec­trons in a box : 6.10
Fermi fac­tor : 6.13
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 6.13
Fermi func­tion
in­tro : A.45.2
value : A.45.6
Fermi in­te­gral
in­tro : 14.19.6.3 | 14.19.6.3
value : A.45.6
Fermi level
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 6.13
line up
Peltier cooler : 6.28.1
Fermi sur­face
elec­trons in a box : 6.10
pe­ri­odic bound­ary con­di­tions : 6.18
pe­ri­odic zone scheme : 10.5.2
re­duced zone scheme : 10.5.2
Fermi tem­per­a­ture : 11.14.2
Fermi the­ory
com­par­i­son with data : 14.19.7
Fermi the­ory of beta de­cay : A.45
Fermi’s golden rule : 7.6.1 | A.45.5
Fermi-Dirac dis­tri­b­u­tion
canon­i­cal prob­a­bil­ity : 11.5
for given en­ergy : 11.4
iden­tify chem­i­cal po­ten­tial : 11.13
in­tro : 6.13
Fermi-Kurie plot : 14.19.7
fermi­ons : 5.4
an­ti­sym­metriza­tion re­quire­ment : 5.6
ground state : 6.9
in­trin­sic par­ity : A.44
Feyn­man di­a­grams : A.31
Feyn­man et al. (1965) : 1.3.1
Feyn­man et al. (1965) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 4.6.5 | 6.28.2 | A.15 | N.22
Feyn­man slash no­ta­tion : A.36
Feyn­man (1965) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ref­er­ences
Feyn­man (1998) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 6.6.1 | 11.5 | 11.10 | A.8 | A.9 | A.15 | N.21 | N.23 | N.23 | N.23 | Ref­er­ences
Feyn­man (2006) : 13.4 | 13.4 | 14.1 | A.15 | A.31 | A.39.1 | A.39.4 | Ref­er­ences
field emis­sion : 6.15
field op­er­a­tors : A.15.9
field strength ten­sor : A.22.7
filled shells : 12.9
fil­ter­ing prop­erty : 7.9.1
fine struc­ture : A.39.1
hy­dro­gen atom : A.39
fine struc­ture con­stant : A.39.1
in de­cay rates : A.25.6
first Bril­louin zone
in­tro : 6.22.4
first law of ther­mo­dy­nam­ics : 11.1 | 11.7
first-for­bid­den de­cays
beta de­cay : 14.19.6.2
fis­sion
en­er­get­ics : 14.7
spon­ta­neous
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
overview of data : 14.3
flop­ping fre­quency : 13.6.4
Flo­quet the­ory : 10.3.5
flu­o­rine-19
nu­clear spin : 14.12.6
flux : A.11.4
Fock op­er­a­tor : 9.3.4
Fock space kets
beta de­cay : A.45.1
Fock state : A.15.1
for­bid­den de­cays
beta de­cay : 14.19.6
for­bid­den tran­si­tion
in­tro : 7.4.3
for­bid­den tran­si­tions
al­pha de­cay : 14.11.3
force
in quan­tum me­chan­ics : 7.2.1
four-vec­tors : 1.2.4
Fourier analy­sis : 10.3.6
Fourier co­ef­fi­cients : D.8
Fourier in­te­gral : D.8
Fourier se­ries : D.8
one-di­men­sional : A.26
three-di­men­sional : A.26
Fourier trans­form : 7.10.4 | D.8
one-di­men­sional : A.26
three-di­men­sional : A.26
Fourier’s law
heat con­duc­tion : A.11.4
Fraun­hofer lines : 6.27.1
free path : 6.20
free-elec­tron gas
in­tro : 6.9
model for crys­tal struc­ture : 10.5
pe­ri­odic box
in­tro : 6.17
spe­cific heat : D.62
Frenkel de­fect : 6.21.6
$ft$-value : 14.19.6.3
func­tion : 2.2 | 2.2 | No­ta­tions
func­tional : A.2 | No­ta­tions
fun­da­men­tal com­mu­ta­tion re­la­tions
as an ax­iom : 12.2
or­bital an­gu­lar mo­men­tum : 4.5.4
spin
in­tro­duc­tion : 5.5.3
fun­da­men­tal so­lu­tion
Pois­son equa­tion : A.22.1
fu­sion
en­er­get­ics : 14.7 | 14.7

$G$ : No­ta­tions
$g$ : No­ta­tions
gage prop­erty : A.22.4
Galilean trans­for­ma­tion : 1.2.1
gal­lium ar­senide
crys­tal struc­ture : 6.22.5
Gal­vani po­ten­tial : 6.16
Gamma : see $\Gamma$
gamma de­cay
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
gamma func­tion : No­ta­tions
gamma ma­tri­ces
Dirac equa­tion : A.36
gamma rays
in­tro : 14.20
gamma vi­bra­tion
nu­clei : 14.13.4.4
gamma : see $\gamma$
Gamow the­ory : 14.11.1
Gamow-Teller de­cay : 14.19.6.1
gauge the­o­ries
ba­sic ideas : A.19.5
gauge trans­for­ma­tion
elec­tro­mag­netic po­ten­tials : 1.3.2
Gauss' the­o­rem : No­ta­tions
gen­er­al­ized co­or­di­nates : A.1.2
in­tro : A.12
gen­er­al­ized mo­men­tum : see canon­i­cal
gen­er­a­tor of ro­ta­tions : A.19.1
geo­met­ric phase : A.16
ger­ma­nium
crys­tal struc­ture : 6.22.5
de­tailed band struc­ture : 6.22.5
$g$-fac­tor : 13.4
Gibbs free en­ergy : 11.12
mi­cro­scopic : 11.13
glue­balls : 7.5.2
glu­ons : 7.5.2
Gove and Mar­tin (1971) : A.45 | A.45.6 | Ref­er­ences
grad : No­ta­tions
grad(ient) : No­ta­tions
gra­di­ent : No­ta­tions
grain : 10.3.1
grain bound­aries : 10.3.1
graphene
elec­tri­cal prop­er­ties
in­tro : 6.21.4
graphite
elec­tri­cal prop­er­ties
in­tro : 6.21.4
in­tro : 5.11.4
gravi­tons : 7.5.2
gray : 14.5.3
Green's func­tion
Lapla­cian : 13.3.4
Pois­son equa­tion : A.22.1
Grif­fiths (2005) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 4.2.2 | 8.2 | 12.2 | 13.4 | A.38.5 | D.15 | D.21 | D.64 | N.7 | N.23 | Ref­er­ences
Grif­fiths (2008) : A.15 | A.19.5 | A.19.5 | A.21.1 | A.21.2 | A.21.6 | N.2 | Ref­er­ences
ground state
ab­solute zero tem­per­a­ture : 6.5
atoms : 5.9.3
bosons : 6.4
fermi­ons : 6.9
har­monic os­cil­la­tor : 4.1.4
hy­dro­gen atom : 4.3.3 | 4.3.4
hy­dro­gen mol­e­c­u­lar ion : 4.6.7
hy­dro­gen mol­e­cule : 5.2.6 | 5.5.5 | 5.6
nonzero en­ergy : 4.1.3
group
in­tro : 1.2.6
group prop­erty
co­or­di­nate sys­tem ro­ta­tions : D.69
Lorentz trans­for­ma­tion : 1.2.6
group the­ory : 7.3
group ve­loc­ity : 7.10.4
in­tro : 7.10.3
Gupta-Bleuler con­di­tion : A.22.6
gy­ro­mag­netic ra­tio : 13.4

$H$ : No­ta­tions
$h$ : No­ta­tions
$\hbar$ : No­ta­tions
half-life : 7.5.3
halo nu­cleus : 14.12.6
halo­gens : 5.9.7
Hamil­ton­ian : 3.3
atoms : 5.9.1
clas­si­cal : A.1.4
elec­tro­mag­netic field : 13.1
gives time vari­a­tion : 7.1.1
har­monic os­cil­la­tor : 4.1.1
par­tial : 4.1.2
hy­dro­gen atom : 4.3.1
hy­dro­gen mol­e­c­u­lar ion : 4.6.1
hy­dro­gen mol­e­cule : 5.2.1
in ma­trix form : 5.8
num­ber­ing of eigen­func­tions : 3.3
one-di­men­sional free space : 7.10.1
rel­a­tivis­tic, non­quan­tum : 1.3.2
Hamil­ton­ian dy­nam­ics
re­la­tion to Heisen­berg pic­ture : A.12
Hamil­ton­ian per­tur­ba­tion co­ef­fi­cients : A.38.1
Han­kel func­tions
spher­i­cal : A.6.2
har­monic func­tions : D.14.3
har­monic os­cil­la­tor : 4.1
clas­si­cal fre­quency : 4.1
eigen­func­tions : 4.1.4
eigen­val­ues : 4.1.3
en­ergy spec­trum : 4.1.3
ground state : 4.1.4
Hamil­ton­ian : 4.1.1
par­tial Hamil­ton­ian : 4.1.2
par­ti­cle mo­tion : 7.11.4
har­monic poly­no­mi­als : 4.2.3
Hartree prod­uct : 5.7 | 9.3.1
in­tro : 6.1
Hartree-Fock : 9.3
Coulomb in­te­grals : 9.3.3
ex­change in­te­grals : 9.3.3
re­stricted
closed shell : 9.3.1
open shell : 9.3.1
spin-adapted con­fig­u­ra­tion : 9.3.1
un­re­stricted : 9.3.1
heat : 6.5 | 11.7
heat ca­pac­ity
va­lence elec­trons : 6.13
heat con­duc­tion
elec­trons : 6.21.5
heat flux den­sity
in­clud­ing Peltier ef­fect : A.11.4
omit den­sity : A.11.4
heavy wa­ter : 14.3
Heisen­berg
un­cer­tainty prin­ci­ple : 3.2
un­cer­tainty re­la­tion­ship : 4.5.3
he­lic­ity
de­f­i­n­i­tion : A.44
pho­ton : A.21.6
he­lion : 14.3
he­lium
Bose-Ein­stein con­den­sa­tion : 6.6
he­lium ion­iza­tion en­ergy : A.38.2
Hell­mann-Feyn­man the­o­rem : A.38.1
Helmholtz de­com­po­si­tion : A.22.8
Helmholtz equa­tion : D.31
Green's func­tion so­lu­tion : D.31
Helmholtz free en­ergy : 11.12
mi­cro­scopic : 11.13
Her­mit­ian con­ju­gate : 2.7.1
Her­mit­ian con­ju­gates
cre­ation and an­ni­hi­la­tion op­er­a­tors : A.15.2
Her­mit­ian ma­tri­ces : No­ta­tions
Her­mit­ian op­er­a­tors : 2.6
hexa­con­tate­tra­pole tran­si­tion : 14.20.2
hexa­de­ca­pole tran­si­tion : 14.20.2
hid­den vari­ables : 3.4.2 | 8.2
hid­den ver­sus nonex­ist­ing : 4.2.4
hi­ero­glyph : 10.7.1 | A.39.4
hole
nu­clear shell model : 14.12.3
holes
in shells : 12.9
light, heavy, split-off : 7.10.5
semi­con­duc­tors
holes per state : 6.23
holes per unit vol­ume : 6.23
in­tro : 6.21.3
Hol­stein (2001) : 10.1 | Ref­er­ences
Huang (2007) : 7.5.2 | 8.4 | Ref­er­ences
Hund's rules : 10.7.1
hy­bridiza­tion : 5.11.4
hy­dro­gen
metal­lic : 6.21.2
non­metal : 6.21.2
hy­dro­gen atom : 4.3
eigen­func­tions : 4.3.4
eigen­val­ues : 4.3.3
en­ergy spec­trum : 4.3.3
ground state : 4.3.3 | 4.3.4
Hamil­ton­ian : 4.3.1
rel­a­tivis­tic cor­rec­tions : A.39
hy­dro­gen bonds : 5.11.3 | 10.1
hy­dro­gen mol­e­c­u­lar ion : 4.6
bond length : 4.6.7
ex­per­i­men­tal bind­ing en­ergy : 4.6.7
ground state : 4.6.7
Hamil­ton­ian : 4.6.1
shared states : 4.6.4
hy­dro­gen mol­e­cule : 5.2
bind­ing en­ergy : 5.2.6
bond length : 5.2.6
ground state : 5.2.6 | 5.5.5 | 5.6
Hamil­ton­ian : 5.2.1
hy­per­fine split­ting : A.39
hy­per­sphere : No­ta­tions

$I$ : No­ta­tions
$\Im$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal I}$ : No­ta­tions
$i$ : 2.2 | No­ta­tions
${\hat\imath}$ : No­ta­tions
${\rm i}$ : 2.1 | No­ta­tions
rec­i­p­ro­cal : 2.1
ideal gas
quan­tum de­riva­tion : 11.14.4
ther­mo­dy­namic prop­er­ties : 11.12
ideal gas law : 11.14.4
ideal mag­netic di­pole : 13.3.2
ide­al­ity fac­tor : 6.24
iden­ti­cal par­ti­cles : 5.6
iden­tity op­er­a­tor : 2.7.1
iff : 2.3 | No­ta­tions
imag­i­nary part : 2.1
im­pact pa­ra­me­ter : A.30
im­pu­ri­ties
ionic con­duc­tiv­ity : 6.21.6
op­ti­cal ef­fects : 6.27.4
in­co­her­ent ra­di­a­tion
ab­sorp­tion and emis­sion : 7.8
in­com­press­ibil­ity
in­tro : 6.11
in­de­pen­dent par­ti­cle model : 14.12.4
in­dex no­ta­tion : No­ta­tions
in­tro : 1.2.5
in­di­rect gap semi­con­duc­tor : 6.22.4
in­dis­tin­guish­able
de­f­i­n­i­tion : A.15.1
in­dis­tin­guish­able par­ti­cles : 11.2
(anti) sym­metriza­tion re­quire­ment : 11.2
in­tro : 6.6 | 6.6.1
in­ner prod­uct
mul­ti­ple vari­ables : 2.7.2
in­ner prod­uct of func­tions : 2.3
in­ner prod­uct of vec­tors : 2.3
in­su­lated sys­tem : 11.10
in­su­la­tors
ex­am­ples : 6.21.2
in­te­ger : No­ta­tions
in­te­gral Schrödinger equa­tion : A.13
in­tel­li­gent de­sign­ers : N.25
in­ten­sive vari­able : 11.7
in­ter­me­di­ate vec­tor bosons : 7.5.2
in­ter­nal con­ver­sion : 14.20.6
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
in­tro : 14.20
in­ter­nal con­ver­sion co­ef­fi­cient : 14.20.6
in­ter­nal en­ergy : 11.7
in­ter­nal pair pro­duc­tion
in­tro : 14.20
in­ter­nal tran­si­tion
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
in­ter­pre­ta­tion
in­ter­pre­ta­tions : 3.4.1
many worlds : 8.6
or­tho­dox : 3.4
rel­a­tive state : 8.5
sta­tis­ti­cal : 3.4
in­ter­sti­tials
ionic con­duc­tiv­ity : 6.21.6
in­ter­val
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : see space-time in­ter­val
in­trin­sic semi­con­duc­tor : 6.23
in­trin­sic state
nu­clei : 14.13.4.1
in­verse : No­ta­tions
in­verse beta de­cay
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
in­ver­sion
par­ity op­er­a­tor : 7.3
ionic bonds : 5.11.5
ionic con­duc­tiv­ity : 6.21.6
ionic mol­e­cules : 10.2
ionic solids : 10.2
ion­iza­tion : 4.3.3
ion­iza­tion en­ergy : 10.2
Hartree-Fock : 9.3.5.1
he­lium : A.38.2
hy­dro­gen atom : 4.3.3
ir­ro­ta­tional : No­ta­tions
gra­di­ent of a scalar : No­ta­tions
vec­tor po­ten­tial : A.22.8
ir­ro­ta­tional flow : A.43.2
is­lands of iso­merism : 14.20.3
iso : No­ta­tions
iso­bar
nu­clei : 14.3
iso­baric ana­log states : 14.18.1
iso­baric mul­ti­plets : 14.18.1
iso­baric spin : 14.18
iso­lated : No­ta­tions
iso­lated sys­tem : 11.10
iso­mer : 14.20.3
iso­meric tran­si­tion
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
isospin : 14.18
beta de­cay : A.45.1
isother­mal at­mos­phere : 6.14
iso­tones : 14.3
iso­tope : 14.3
iso­topic spin : 14.18
i-spin : 14.18

$J$ : No­ta­tions
$j$ : No­ta­tions
${\hat\jmath}$ : No­ta­tions

$K$ : No­ta­tions
${\mathscr K}$ : No­ta­tions
K : No­ta­tions
$k$ : No­ta­tions
${\hat k}$ : No­ta­tions
$k_{\rm B}$ : No­ta­tions
kappa : see $\kappa$
K-cap­ture
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
Kelvin co­ef­fi­cient : 6.28.3
Kelvin heat : 6.28.3
Kelvin re­la­tion­ships
ther­mo­electrics : A.11.6
in­tro : 6.28.3
ket : 2.3 | No­ta­tions
ket no­ta­tion
spher­i­cal har­mon­ics : 4.2.3
spin states : 5.4
ki­netic en­ergy
nu­clear de­cay : 14.19.5
op­er­a­tor : 3.3
ki­netic en­ergy op­er­a­tor
in spher­i­cal co­or­di­nates : 4.3.1
Kit­tel (1996) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 6.22.5 | 10.3.10 | A.11.1 | A.15 | Ref­er­ences
Klein-Gor­don equa­tion : 12.12 | A.14
kmol : No­ta­tions
Koch and Holthausen (2000) : N.18 | N.18 | N.18 | Ref­er­ences
Koop­man's the­o­rem : 9.3.5.1
Kramers re­la­tion : D.83
Krane (1988) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 7.4.1 | 14.1 | 14.2.3 | 14.9 | 14.10.1 | 14.11.2 | 14.11.2 | 14.12.2 | 14.12.2 | 14.12.4 | 14.12.5 | 14.13.2 | 14.13.4.1 | 14.13.4.1 | 14.13.4.2 | 14.17.2.3 | 14.19.5 | 14.19.6.1 | 14.19.7 | 14.19.8 | 14.20.2 | 14.20.2 | 14.20.3 | A.25.8 | A.25.9 | A.41.1 | A.42.4 | A.45.4 | D.67 | D.78 | Ref­er­ences

$L$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal L}$ : No­ta­tions
L : No­ta­tions
$l$ : No­ta­tions
$\ell$ : No­ta­tions
$\pounds $ : No­ta­tions
lad­der op­er­a­tors
an­gu­lar mo­men­tum : 12.3
La­grangian
for clas­si­cal fields : A.22.2
rel­a­tivis­tic : 1.3.2
sim­plest case : A.1.1
La­grangian den­sity : A.1.5
ex­am­ple : A.22.2
La­grangian dy­nam­ics
for clas­si­cal fields : A.22.2
La­grangian me­chan­ics : A.1
La­grangian mul­ti­pli­ers
de­riva­tions : D.48
for vari­a­tional state­ments : 9.1.3
Lamb shift : A.39 | A.39.4
Lambda : see $\Lambda$
lambda : see $\lambda$
Landé $g$-fac­tor : A.39.3
lan­thanides : 5.9.7
lan­thanoids : 5.9.7
Laplace equa­tion : D.72.2
so­lu­tion in spher­i­cal co­or­di­nates : A.43.2
so­lu­tions in spher­i­cal co­or­di­nates : D.14.3
Lapla­cian : No­ta­tions
Lar­mor fre­quency
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 13.6.2
Lar­mor pre­ces­sion : 13.6.3
laser
op­er­at­ing prin­ci­ple : 7.7
laser diode : 6.27.7
la­tent heat of va­por­iza­tion : 11.12
lat­tice
di­a­mond : 10.4
FCC : 10.2
prim­i­tive vec­tors : 6.22.5
in­tro : 10.2
lithium (BCC) : 10.3.1
NaCl : 10.2
one-di­men­sional : 10.3.2
prim­i­tive trans­la­tion vec­tor : 10.3.5
prim­i­tive trans­la­tion vec­tors
di­a­mond : 10.4
rec­i­p­ro­cal : see rec­i­p­ro­cal lat­tice
trans­la­tion op­er­a­tor : 7.10.5
unit cell : 10.2
zinc blende (FCC) : 6.22.5
law of mass ac­tion
semi­con­duc­tors : 6.23
L-cap­ture
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
Lebesgue in­te­gra­tion : A.26
LED : 6.27.7
length of a vec­tor : 2.3
Lennard-Jones po­ten­tial : 10.1
Casimir-Polder : 10.1
lep­ton num­ber
con­ser­va­tion : 7.3 | 14.19.1
life­time : 7.5.3 | 14.5.1
light wave
plane
ter­mi­nol­ogy : 7.7.1
light waves
clas­si­cal : 13.2
light-cone
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.2.3
light-emit­ting diode : 6.27.7
light-emit­ting diodes
crys­tal mo­men­tum : 6.27.7
$\lim$ : No­ta­tions
lin­ear com­bi­na­tion : No­ta­tions
lin­ear de­pen­dence : No­ta­tions
lin­ear in­de­pen­dence : No­ta­tions
lin­ear mo­men­tum
clas­si­cal : 3.2
eigen­func­tions : 7.9.2
eigen­val­ues : 7.9.2
op­er­a­tor : 3.3
sym­me­try and con­ser­va­tion : 7.3
lin­ear po­lar­iza­tion
from Maxwell's equa­tions : 13.2
from sec­ond quan­ti­za­tion : A.23.4
in­tro : 7.4.3
pho­ton wave func­tion : A.21.6
liq­uid drop model
nu­clear bind­ing en­ergy : 14.10.2
nu­clear ra­dius : 14.10.1
nu­clei
in­tro : 14.10
lo­cal­ity
quan­tum field the­o­ries : A.22.3
lo­cal­iza­tion
ab­sence of : 7.10.2
Lon­don forces : 10.1
Casimir-Polder : 10.1
Lorentz fac­tor : 1.1.4
Lorentz force
de­riva­tion : D.6
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.3.2
Lorentz in­vari­ant
field the­o­ries : A.22.4
Lorentz trans­form
im­proper : A.4
nonorthochro­nous : A.4
Lorentz trans­for­ma­tion : 1.2
de­riva­tion : D.4
group prop­erty : 1.2.6
group prop­erty de­riva­tion : D.5
in­dex no­ta­tion : 1.2.5
par­ity trans­for­ma­tion : A.4
time-re­ver­sal : A.4
Lorentz-Fitzger­ald con­trac­tion : 1.1.4
Lorentz[ian] pro­file : 7.6.1
Lorenz con­di­tion : A.21.2
clas­si­cal elec­tro­mag­net­ics : A.37
not Lorentz : A.22.5
un­con­ven­tional de­riva­tion : A.22.5
Lorenz gauge : A.21.2
clas­si­cal elec­tro­mag­net­ics : A.37
low­er­ing in­dices : A.4
lu­mi­nos­ity
par­ti­cle beam : A.30
Ly­man tran­si­tions : 4.3.3

$M$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal M}$ : No­ta­tions
M : No­ta­tions
$m$ : No­ta­tions
$m_{\rm e}$ : No­ta­tions
$m_{\rm n}$ : No­ta­tions
$m_{\rm p}$ : No­ta­tions
Mach­leidt (2001) : 14.9 | 14.9 | A.42.4 | Ref­er­ences
Madelung con­stant : 10.2
magic num­bers
40? : 14.12.2
and beta de­cay : 14.19.3
in­tro : 14.4
shell model : 14.12
mag­netic di­pole
ide­al­ized : 13.3.2
mag­netic di­pole mo­ment
clas­si­cal : 13.4
mag­netic di­pole tran­si­tion
in­tro : 7.4.3
se­lec­tion rules : 7.4.4
rel­a­tivis­tic : 7.4.4
mag­netic di­pole tran­si­tions
Hamil­ton­ian : D.39
mag­netic mo­ment
nu­clei : 14.17
mag­netic mul­ti­pole
pho­ton states : A.21.7
mag­netic quan­tum num­ber : 4.2.2
mag­netic spin anom­aly : 13.4
mag­netic vec­tor po­ten­tial
clas­si­cal de­riva­tion : D.72.7
in the Dirac equa­tion : D.74
quan­tum de­riva­tion : 13.1
rel­a­tivis­tic de­riva­tion : 1.3.2
mag­ni­tude : 2.1
main group
pe­ri­odic ta­ble : 5.9.7
ma­jor­ity car­ri­ers : 6.23
maser
am­mo­nia : 5.3
op­er­at­ing prin­ci­ple : 7.7
mass num­ber : 14.3
mass-en­ergy re­la­tion
de­riva­tion : 1.3.1
Dirac equa­tion : 12.12
fine-struc­ture : A.39.2
for nu­clei : 14.6
La­grangian de­riva­tion : 1.3.2
need for quan­tum field the­ory : A.15
match­ing re­gions : A.29
math­e­mati­cians : 1.2.5 | D.54
ma­trix : 2.4 | No­ta­tions
ma­trix el­e­ment : 7.5.3
max­i­mum prin­ci­ple
Laplace equa­tion : D.72.2
Maxwell re­la­tions : 11.12
Maxwell's equa­tions : 13.2
de­riva­tion from scratch : A.22
Maxwell-Boltz­mann dis­tri­b­u­tion
canon­i­cal prob­a­bil­ity : 11.5
for given en­ergy : 11.4
in­tro : 6.14
mean life­time : 14.5.1
mean value prop­erty
Laplace equa­tion : D.72.2
mea­sur­able val­ues : 3.4.1
mea­sure­ment : 3.4.1
Meis­ner
credit : N.35
mesic charge : A.42.3
me­son : 5.4
mesons : 7.5.2
met­al­loids : 5.9.7
com­pared to semi­met­als : 6.21.4
met­als : 10.3
ex­am­ples : 6.21.2
method of sta­tion­ary phase : D.44
met­ric pre­fixes : No­ta­tions
Minkowski met­ric : A.4
mi­nor­ity car­ri­ers : 6.23
mir­ror nu­clei : 14.10.1 | 14.18.2
beta de­cay : A.45.4
mass dif­fer­ence data : 14.19.3
mir­ror op­er­a­tor : A.9
mo­lar mass : 11.7
ver­sus mol­e­c­u­lar mass etc. : No­ta­tions
mole : 11.7
mol­e­c­u­lar mass : 11.7
ver­sus mo­lar mass etc. : No­ta­tions
mol­e­c­u­lar solids : 10.1
mol­e­cules
ionic : 10.2
mo­ment
elec­tro­mag­netic
nu­clei : 14.17
mo­men­tum con­ser­va­tion
beta de­cay : A.45.6
mo­men­tum space wave func­tion : 7.9.2
in­te­gral trans­form
one-di­men­sional : A.26
three-di­men­sional : A.26
Moszkowski es­ti­mate : A.25.8
Moszkowski unit : A.25.8
de­riva­tion : A.25.8
Moszkowski (1965) : A.25.1 | A.25.3 | A.25.7 | A.25.8 | A.25.8 | A.25.8 | A.25.9 | D.43.2 | N.14 | N.14 | Ref­er­ences
Mott in­su­la­tors : 6.21.2
mov­ing mass : 1.1.2
de­riva­tion : 1.3.1
La­grangian de­riva­tion : 1.3.2
mu : see $\mu$
mul­ti­pole ex­pan­sion : 13.3.3
mul­ti­pole tran­si­tion
in­tro : 7.4.3

$N$ : No­ta­tions
N : No­ta­tions
$n$ : No­ta­tions
n : No­ta­tions
nabla : No­ta­tions
nanoion­ics : 6.21.6
nat­ural : No­ta­tions
nat­ural width : 7.4.1
nearly-free elec­tron model : 10.6
nega­ton : 14.3
nega­tron : 14.3
neon-19
nu­clear spin : 14.12.6
Neu­mann func­tions
spher­i­cal : A.6.2
neu­trino
needed in beta de­cay : 14.19.5
neu­tri­nos
do not con­serve par­ity : A.44
he­lic­ity : A.44
no in­trin­sic par­ity : A.44
rel­a­tivis­tic the­ory : A.44
states like screws : A.44
neu­tron
in­tro : 14.2.2
mixed beta de­cay : 14.19.6.1
neu­tron emis­sion
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
neu­tron ex­cess : 14.3
neu­tron stars : 6.11 | 14.3
New­ton's sec­ond law
in quan­tum me­chan­ics : 7.2.1
New­ton­ian anal­ogy : 3.3
New­ton­ian me­chan­ics : 3.1
in quan­tum me­chan­ics : 7.2.1
ni­tro­gen-11
nu­clear spin : 14.12.6
NMR
spin one-half : 14.17.2.2
no­ble gas : 5.9.3
no­ble gases : 5.9.7
non­canon­i­cal Hartree-Fock equa­tions : D.54
non­equi­lib­rium ther­mo­dy­nam­ics : A.11.4
nonex­ist­ing ver­sus hid­den : 4.2.4
non­ho­lo­nomic : A.16
Nord­heim rules : 14.15.3
norm of a func­tion : 2.3
nor­mal op­er­a­tors
are ab­nor­mal : No­ta­tions
nor­mal­ized : 2.3
nor­mal­ized wave func­tions : 3.1
n-p-n tran­sis­tor : 6.25
n-type semi­con­duc­tor : 6.23
nu : see $\nu$
nu­clear de­cay
overview of data : 14.3
nu­clear force : 14.1
nu­clear forces
pion ex­change mech­a­nism : A.42
nu­clear mag­netic res­o­nance : 13.6
nu­clear mag­ne­ton : 13.4 | 14.17.2.1
nu­clear par­ity
in­tro : 14.1
nu­clear ra­dius : 14.10.1
nu­clear re­ac­tions
an­tipar­ti­cles : 14.19.1 | 14.19.1
nu­clear spin
in­tro : 14.1
nu­clei
beta vi­bra­tion : 14.13.4.4
do not con­tain elec­trons : A.45.1
gamma vi­bra­tion : 14.13.4.4
in­ter­nal con­ver­sion : 14.20.6
in­tro : 14.3
liq­uid drop model
in­tro : 14.10
pair­ing en­ergy
ev­i­dence : 14.8
par­ity
data : 14.16
in­tro : 14.12.1
per­turbed shell model : 14.12.4
ro­ta­tional bands : 14.13.4
spin one-half : 14.13.4.3
spin zero : 14.13.4.4
shell model : 14.12
non­spher­i­cal nu­clei : 14.13.4.2
Rain­wa­ter-type jus­ti­fi­ca­tion : 14.12.1
shells
ev­i­dence : 14.8
spin
Nord­heim rules : 14.15.3
sta­ble odd-odd ones : 14.19.4
un­per­turbed shell model : 14.12.4
vi­brat­ing drop model
de­riva­tions : A.43
sta­bil­ity : 14.13.1
vi­bra­tional states : 14.13.2
nu­cleon num­ber : 14.3
nu­cle­ons : 14.1

O : No­ta­tions
OBEP : A.42.4
oblate spher­oid : 14.17.1.2
ob­serv­able val­ues : 3.4.1
oc­cu­pa­tion num­bers
beta de­cay : A.45.1
in­tro : 6.4
sin­gle-state : A.15.1
oc­tu­pole tran­si­tion : 14.20.2
oc­tu­pole vi­bra­tion
nu­clei : 14.13.2
odd-odd nu­clei
re­duced sta­bil­ity : 14.3
odd-par­ti­cle shell model : 14.12.4
Omega : see $\Omega$
omega : see $\omega$
one-bo­son ex­change po­ten­tial : A.42.4
one-di­men­sional free space
Hamil­ton­ian : 7.10.1
one-par­ti­cle shell model : 14.12.4
one-pion ex­change po­ten­tial : A.42.2
On­sager rec­i­p­ro­cal re­la­tions : A.11.6
OPEP : A.42.2
in­tro : 14.9
OPEP po­ten­tial
in­tro­duc­tion : A.42.2
loose de­riva­tion : A.42.3
op­er­a­tor
ex­po­nen­tial of an op­er­a­tor : A.12
op­er­a­tors : 2.4
an­gu­lar mo­men­tum com­po­nent : 4.2.2
Hamil­ton­ian : 3.3
ki­netic en­ergy : 3.3
in spher­i­cal co­or­di­nates : 4.3.1
lin­ear mo­men­tum : 3.3
po­si­tion : 3.3
pos­i­tive (semi)def­i­nite : D.33
po­ten­tial en­ergy : 3.3
quan­tum me­chan­ics : 3.3
square an­gu­lar mo­men­tum : 4.2.3
to­tal en­ergy : 3.3
op­po­site : No­ta­tions
or­bital : 9.3.1
or­bital an­gu­lar mo­men­tum
rel­a­tivis­tic cou­pling with spin : A.44
or­tho­dox in­ter­pre­ta­tion : 3.4
or­thog­o­nal : 2.3
or­tho­nor­mal : 2.3
or­tho­nor­mal ma­trix
in co­or­di­nate ro­ta­tions : A.3

$P$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal P}$ : No­ta­tions
${\mathscr P}$ : No­ta­tions
P : No­ta­tions
$p$ : No­ta­tions
p : No­ta­tions
par­ity
al­pha de­cay : 14.11.3
com­bi­na­tion
in­tro : 7.4.2
con­ser­va­tion in de­cays : 7.4.2
in­tro : 7.3
nu­clei
data : 14.16
in­tro : 14.12.1
or­bital
de­riva­tion : D.76
spher­i­cal har­mon­ics
de­riva­tion : D.14.2
sym­me­try and con­ser­va­tion : 7.3
vi­o­la­tion of con­ser­va­tion : 7.3
par­ity op­er­a­tor
spa­tial in­ver­sion : 7.3
par­ity trans­for­ma­tion : 7.3
as a Lorentz trans­for­ma­tion : A.4
par­ity vi­o­la­tion
Wu ex­per­i­ment : 14.19.8
Parr and Yang (1989) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | N.18 | Ref­er­ences
Par­se­val iden­tity
Fourier se­ries
one-di­men­sional : A.26
three-di­men­sional : A.26
Fourier trans­form
one-di­men­sional : A.26
three-di­men­sional : A.26
par­tial wave am­pli­tude : A.30.2
par­tial wave analy­sis : A.30.1
phase shifts : A.30.2
par­ti­cle
ten­sor : A.45.4
par­ti­cle ex­change
sym­me­try : A.9
par­ti­tion func­tion : 11.5
Paschen tran­si­tions : 4.3.3
pas­sive view : A.19.1
Paster­nack re­la­tion : D.83
Pauli ex­clu­sion prin­ci­ple : 5.7 | 9.3.1
atoms : 5.9.4
com­mon phras­ing : 5.9.4
Pauli re­pul­sion : 5.10
Pauli spin ma­tri­ces : 12.10
gen­er­al­ized : 12.11
p block
pe­ri­odic ta­ble : 5.9.7
Peltier co­ef­fi­cient : 6.28.1
Peltier ef­fect : 6.28.1
pe­ri­odic box : 6.17
a tricky ver­sion : A.22.8
beta de­cay : A.45.2
pe­ri­odic ta­ble : 5.9.4
full : 5.9.7
pe­ri­odic zone scheme : 10.5.2
in­tro : 6.22.4
per­ma­nents : 5.7
per­mit­tiv­ity of space : 4.3.1
per­pen­dic­u­lar bi­sec­tor : No­ta­tions
per­tur­ba­tion the­ory
he­lium ion­iza­tion en­ergy : A.38.2
sec­ond or­der : A.38.1
time de­pen­dent : 7.6
time-in­de­pen­dent : A.38
weak lat­tice po­ten­tial : 10.6.1
per­turbed shell model : 14.12.4
Pe­skin and Schroeder (1995) : A.15.9 | A.22.3 | A.22.6 | Web | Ref­er­ences
phase an­gle : No­ta­tions
phase equi­lib­rium : 11.12
phase shift
par­tial waves : A.30.2
phase speed : 7.10.2
phe­nom­e­no­log­i­cal nu­clear po­ten­tials : 14.9
Phi : see $\Phi$
phi : see $\phi$,$\varphi$
phonons : 11.15
nu­clei : 14.13.2
pho­to­con­duc­tiv­ity
in­tro : 6.27.5
pho­ton : 4.3.3 | No­ta­tions
en­ergy : 4.3.3
spin value : 5.4
wave func­tion : A.21.1
pho­tons
den­sity of modes : 6.3
pho­to­voltaic cell : 6.27.6
physi­cists : 1.2.2 | 1.2.4 | 1.2.4 | 1.2.5 | 1.2.5 | 3.4.1 | 3.4.2 | 4.2.2 | 4.2.3 | 4.3.4 | 5.9.7 | 5.9.7 | 6.9 | 6.11 | 6.13 | 6.16 | 6.22.1 | 6.22.4 | 6.22.5 | 6.23 | 6.28.2 | 7.1.5 | 7.2.2 | 7.3 | 7.3 | 7.4.2 | 7.4.3 | 7.4.3 | 7.4.4 | 7.5.2 | 7.5.2 | 7.5.3 | 7.6.1 | 7.7.2 | 7.8 | 9.2.3 | 9.3.5.4 | 9.3.5.5 | 10.3.5 | 10.3.10 | 10.7.1 | 13.2 | 13.3 | 13.4 | 13.4 | 14.1 | 14.1 | 14.1 | 14.1 | 14.2.4 | 14.3 | 14.3 | 14.3 | 14.3 | 14.3 | 14.3 | 14.3 | 14.3 | 14.3 | 14.5.1 | 14.5.3 | 14.6 | 14.11.1 | 14.11.2 | 14.12.1 | 14.12.4 | 14.17.1.2 | 14.18.2 | 14.19.8 | 14.20 | 14.20.3 | 14.20.5 | 14.20.6 | 14.20.6 | A.4 | A.4 | A.11.4 | A.19.2 | A.19.5 | A.22.4 | A.22.4 | A.22.4 | A.22.4 | A.22.6 | A.23 | A.25.8 | A.25.9 | A.30 | A.30 | A.30 | A.30.1 | A.30.2 | A.41.4 | A.45.1 | A.45.4 | A.45.4 | N.13 | N.14 | N.18 | N.18 | N.35 | No­ta­tions | No­ta­tions
hy­po­thet­i­cal short­com­ings : 1.2.3 | A.22.1
more or less re­deemed : 7.5.2 | 7.5.3 | 14.5.1 | 14.20.1 | D.14.1 | D.16.1
more or less trusted : A.42.3
re­deemed : 6.21.1 | 6.22.4 | A.39.1 | A.45.5
un­ver­i­fied short­com­ings : A.30.2
pi : see $\pi$
pi bonds : 5.11.2
pion ex­change
mul­ti­ple : A.42.4
pi­ons
in­tro : 14.9
Plancherel the­o­rem : A.26
Planck's black­body spec­trum : 6.8
Planck's con­stant : 3.3
Planck-Ein­stein re­la­tion : 4.3.3
de­riva­tion : A.14
p-n junc­tion : 6.24
p-n-p tran­sis­tor : 6.25
point charge
sta­tic : 13.3.1
pointer states : 4.3.4
Pois­son bracket : A.12
Pois­son equa­tion : 13.3.4
fun­da­men­tal so­lu­tion : A.22.1
Green's func­tion so­lu­tion
de­riva­tion : D.2
screened
Green's func­tion so­lu­tion : D.2.2
vari­a­tional de­riva­tion : A.22.1
po­lar bonds : 5.11.3
po­lar co­or­di­nates : No­ta­tions
po­lar vec­tor : A.20
po­lari­ton
Bose-Ein­stein con­den­sa­tion : 6.6
po­lar­iza­tion : see lin­ear po­lar­iza­tion, cir­cu­lar po­lar­iza­tion
poly-crys­talline : 10.3.1
pop­u­la­tion in­ver­sion : 7.7
po­si­tion
eigen­func­tions : 7.9.1
eigen­val­ues : 7.9.1
op­er­a­tor : 3.3
pos­i­tive (semi)def­i­nite op­er­a­tors : D.33
posi­ton : 14.3
positron emis­sion : 14.3
pos­si­ble val­ues : 3.4.1
potas­sium-40
de­cay modes : 14.19.4
po­ten­tial : No­ta­tions
ex­is­tence : D.72.1
po­ten­tial en­ergy
op­er­a­tor : 3.3
po­ten­tial en­ergy sur­faces : 9.2.3
Poynt­ing vec­tor : 13.2
pre­fixes
YZEPT­GMk­munpfazy : No­ta­tions
pres­sure : 11.7
Pre­ston and Bhaduri (1975) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 14.9 | 14.12.2 | 14.12.2 | 14.12.2 | 14.12.2 | 14.12.6 | 14.12.6 | 14.13.1 | 14.13.2 | 14.13.4.6 | 14.14.2 | 14.15.2 | 14.15.3 | 14.15.3 | 14.15.3 | 14.17.2.4 | 14.18.2 | A.25.8 | A.25.9 | A.42.2 | A.42.4 | A.42.4 | A.42.4 | A.42.4 | A.42.4 | D.67 | Ref­er­ences
prim­i­tive cell : 10.3.10
in band the­ory : 6.21.2
ver­sus unit cell : 6.22.5
prim­i­tive trans­la­tion vec­tor
one-di­men­sional : 10.3.5
prim­i­tive trans­la­tion vec­tors
FCC
in­tro : 6.22.5
lithium (BCC) : 10.3.10
rec­i­p­ro­cal lat­tice : 10.3.10
prim­i­tive vec­tors : see above
prin­ci­pal quan­tum num­ber : 4.3.2
prin­ci­ple of rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.1.3
prob­a­bil­i­ties
eval­u­at­ing : 4.1.6
from co­ef­fi­cients : 3.4.2
prob­a­bil­ity cur­rent : A.32
prob­a­bil­ity den­sity : 5.2.3
prob­a­bil­ity to find the par­ti­cle : 3.1
pro­jec­tion op­er­a­tor : 2.7.1
pro­late spher­oid : 14.17.1.2
pro­mo­tion : 5.11.4
nu­clei : 14.12.6
prompt neu­trons : 14.14.1
proper dis­tance : 1.2.2
as dot prod­uct : 1.2.4
proper time : 1.2.2
causal­ity : 1.2.3
pro­ton
in­tro : 14.2.1
pro­ton emis­sion
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 14.3
pseu­doscalar par­ti­cle : A.42.4
pseudovec­tor : A.20
pseudovec­tor par­ti­cle : A.42.4
Psi : see $\Psi$
psi : see $\psi$
p-type semi­con­duc­tor : 6.23
pure sub­stance : 11.
$p_x$ : No­ta­tions
Pythagorean the­o­rem : 1.2.2

$Q$ : No­ta­tions
$q$ : No­ta­tions
quadru­pole mo­ment
elec­tric
in­tro : 14.2.3
nu­clei : 14.17
in­trin­sic
nu­clei : 14.17.2.4
spin one-half : 14.17.2.2
quadru­pole tran­si­tion : 14.20.2
in­tro : 7.4.3
quadru­pole tran­si­tions
elec­tric
Hamil­ton­ian : D.39
se­lec­tion rules : 7.4.4
quadru­pole vi­bra­tion
nu­clei : 14.13.2
qual­ity fac­tor : 14.5.3
quan­tum chro­mo­dy­nam­ics : 14.1
in­tro : 7.5.2
quan­tum con­fine­ment : 6.12
sin­gle par­ti­cle : 3.5.9
quan­tum dot : 3.5.9
den­sity of states : 6.12
quan­tum elec­tro­dy­nam­ics
elec­tron g fac­tor : 13.4
Feyn­man's book : A.15
in­tro : 7.5.2
quan­tum field
de­f­i­n­i­tion : A.15.9
quan­tum field the­ory : A.15
Coulomb po­ten­tial de­riva­tion : A.22.8
Koulomb po­ten­tial de­riva­tion : A.22
quan­tum in­ter­fer­ence : 3.1
quan­tum me­chan­ics
ac­cel­er­a­tion : 7.2.1
force : 7.2.1
New­ton's sec­ond law : 7.2.1
New­ton­ian me­chan­ics : 7.2.1
ve­loc­ity : 7.2.1
quan­tum well : 3.5.9
den­sity of states : 6.12
quan­tum wire : 3.5.9
den­sity of states : 6.12
quark
spin : 5.4
quarks : 7.5.2 | 14.1
Dirac equa­tion : 12.12
pro­ton and neu­tron : 13.4
$Q$-value
al­pha and beta de­cay : 14.19.5
nu­clei : 14.11.2

$R$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal R}$ : No­ta­tions
$\Re$ : No­ta­tions
$r$ : No­ta­tions
${\skew0\vec r}$ : No­ta­tions
Rabi flop­ping fre­quency : 13.6.4
rad : 14.5.3
ra­di­a­tion
emis­sion and ab­sorp­tion : 7.7
quan­ti­za­tion : A.23
ra­di­a­tion prob­a­bil­ity : see de­cay rate
ra­di­a­tion weight­ing fac­tor : 14.5.3
ra­dioac­tiv­ity
in­tro : 14.3
ra­dium em­a­na­tion : 14.3
ra­dium X : 14.3
rais­ing in­dices : A.4
Ram­sauer ef­fect : 7.3
ran­dom num­ber gen­er­a­tor : 3.4.2
rare earths : 5.9.7
RaX : 14.3
Rayleigh for­mula
par­tial waves : A.6.3
spher­i­cal Bessel func­tions : A.6.2
RE : 14.3
real part : 2.1
rec­i­p­ro­cal : No­ta­tions
rec­i­p­ro­cal lat­tice
lithium : 10.3.10
NaCl : 10.3.10
one-di­men­sional : 10.3.7
prim­i­tive vec­tors : 10.3.10
three-di­men­sional : 10.3.10
re­com­bi­na­tion
semi­con­duc­tors : 6.23
re­com­bi­na­tion cen­ters : 6.24
re­duced mass
hy­dro­gen atom elec­tron : 4.3.1
re­duced zone scheme : 10.5.2
in­tro : 6.22.4
re­flec­tion co­ef­fi­cient : 7.13 | 7.13 | A.32
rel­a­tive state for­mu­la­tion : 8.6
rel­a­tive state in­ter­pre­ta­tion : 8.5
rel­a­tivis­tic cor­rec­tions
hy­dro­gen atom : A.39
Rel­a­tivis­tic ef­fects
Dirac equa­tion : 12.12
rel­a­tivis­tic mass : see mov­ing mass
rel­a­tivis­tic quan­tum me­chan­ics
beta de­cay : A.45.1
rel­a­tiv­ity : see spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity | No­ta­tions
rem : 14.5.3
resid­ual strong force : 14.1
re­sis­tiv­ity
elec­tri­cal : 6.20 | 6.20
res­o­nance fac­tor : 13.6.4
rest mass : 1.1.2
rest mass en­ergy : 1.1.2
de­riva­tion : 1.3.1
re­stricted Hartree-Fock : 9.3.1
re­versibil­ity : 11.9
RHF : 9.3.1
rho : see $\rho$
roent­gen : 14.5.3
rönt­gen : 14.5.3
rot : No­ta­tions | No­ta­tions
ro­ta­tional band
nu­clei : 14.13.4.2
ro­ta­tional bands
seenu­clei : 14.13.4
Roy Chowd­hury and Basu (2006) : 14.6 | 14.10.2 | Ref­er­ences

$S$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal S}$ : No­ta­tions
${\mathscr S}$ : No­ta­tions
S : No­ta­tions
$s$ : No­ta­tions
s : No­ta­tions
sat­u­rated : 11.12
s block
pe­ri­odic ta­ble : 5.9.7
scalar : No­ta­tions
scalar par­ti­cle : A.42.4
scat­ter­ing : 7.12
one-di­men­sional co­ef­fi­cients : 7.13
three-di­men­sional : A.30
scat­ter­ing am­pli­tude : A.30
Schirrma­cher (2003) : D.28 | Ref­er­ences
Schmets and Mont­frooij (2008) : 6.6.1 | N.21 | Ref­er­ences
Schmidt lines : 14.17.2.3
Schot­tky de­fect : 6.21.6
Schot­tky ef­fect : 6.15
Schrödinger equa­tion : 7.1
fail­ure? : 8.5
in­te­gral ver­sion : A.13
Schrödinger’s cat : 8.1
sec­ond law of ther­mo­dy­nam­ics : 11.8
sec­ond quan­ti­za­tion : A.15.6 | A.23
See­beck co­ef­fi­cient : 6.28.2
See­beck ef­fect : 6.28.2
seething caul­dron : A.23.4
se­lec­tion rules
de­riva­tion : D.39
elec­tric di­pole tran­si­tions : 7.4.4
rel­a­tivis­tic : 7.4.4
elec­tric quadru­pole tran­si­tions : 7.4.4
in­tro : 7.4.4
mag­netic di­pole tran­si­tions : 7.4.4
rel­a­tivis­tic : 7.4.4
self-ad­joint : No­ta­tions
self-con­ju­gate nu­clei : 14.18.2
self-con­sis­tent field method : 9.3.4
semi-con­duc­tors
band gap : 10.4
semi-em­pir­i­cal mass for­mula : 14.10.2
semi­con­duc­tor
de­gen­er­ate : 6.23
di­rect gap : 6.22.4
in­trin­sic : 6.23
in­tro : 6.21.3
n and p-type : 6.23
semi­con­duc­tor laser : 6.27.7 | 6.27.7
semi­con­duc­tors
com­pen­sa­tion : 6.23
con­duc­tion elec­trons per state : 6.23
con­duc­tion elec­trons per vol­ume : 6.23
crys­tal struc­ture : 6.22.5
dop­ing : 6.23
holes
in­tro : 6.21.3
holes per state : 6.23
holes per unit vol­ume : 6.23
semi­metal
in­tro : 6.21.4
sep­a­ra­tion of vari­ables : 4.1.2
for atoms : 5.9.2
lin­ear mo­men­tum : 7.9.2
po­si­tion : 7.9.1
shell model
with pair­ing : 14.12.4
with per­tur­ba­tions : 14.12.4
shell model of nu­clei : 14.12
shield­ing ap­prox­i­ma­tion : 5.9.2
Shock­ley diode equa­tion : 6.24
SI pre­fixes : No­ta­tions
siev­ert : 14.5.3
sigma : see $\sigma$
sigma bonds : 5.11.1
sil­i­con
crys­tal struc­ture : 6.22.5
sim­ple cu­bic lat­tice : 10.5.1
sin : No­ta­tions
sin­glet color state : 7.5.2
sin­glet state : 5.5.6
de­riva­tion : 12.6
Sitenko and Tar­takovskii (1997) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 14.12.2 | 14.13.1 | 14.13.4.1 | 14.13.4.3 | 14.13.4.4 | 14.13.4.6 | 14.17.2.4 | 14.17.2.4 | 14.17.3 | A.43.2 | Ref­er­ences
skew-Her­mit­ian : No­ta­tions
Slater de­ter­mi­nants : 5.7
small per­tur­ba­tion the­ory : 10.6.1
so­lar cell : 6.27.6
so­lar spec­trum : 6.27.1
so­le­noidal : No­ta­tions
vec­tor po­ten­tial : A.22.8
solid an­gle : A.30 | No­ta­tions
in­fin­i­tes­i­mal
spher­i­cal co­or­di­nates : No­ta­tions
solid elec­trolytes : 6.21.6
solids : 10.
co­va­lent : 10.4
ionic : 10.2
mol­e­c­u­lar : 10.1
spec­tra
in­tro : 6.27.2
sp$\POW9,{n}$ hy­bridiza­tion : 5.11.4
space charge re­gion : 6.24
space-like
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.2.2
space-time
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.2.4
space-time in­ter­val
am­bigu­ous de­f­i­n­i­tion : 1.2.2
causal­ity : 1.2.3
spa­tial in­ver­sion
par­ity op­er­a­tor : 7.3
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.
canon­i­cal mo­men­tum : 1.3.2
causal­ity : 1.2.3
four-vec­tors : 1.2.4
dot prod­uct : 1.2.4
in terms of mo­men­tum : 1.1.2
in­dex no­ta­tion : 1.2.5
light-cone : 1.2.3
Lorentz force : 1.3.2
Lorentz trans­for­ma­tion : 1.2
Lorentz-Fitzger­ald con­trac­tion : 1.1.4
mass-en­ergy re­la­tion : 1.1.2
me­chan­ics
in­tro : 1.3.1
La­grangian : 1.3.2
mo­men­tum four-vec­tor : 1.3.1
proper dis­tance : 1.2.2
as dot prod­uct : 1.2.4
proper time : 1.2.2
rest mass en­ergy : 1.1.2
space-like : 1.2.2
space-time : 1.2.4
space-time in­ter­val : 1.2.2
su­per­lu­mi­nal in­ter­ac­tion : 1.2.3
time-di­la­tion : 1.1.4
time-like : 1.2.2
ve­loc­ity trans­for­ma­tion : 1.2.1
spe­cific ac­tiv­ity : 14.5.3
spe­cific de­cay rate : 14.5.1
spe­cific heat
con­stant pres­sure : 11.7
con­stant vol­ume : 11.7
val­ues : 11.15
spe­cific vol­ume : 11.7
mo­lar : 11.7
spec­tral analy­sis
in­tro : 6.27.1
spec­tral line broad­en­ing : 7.4.1
spec­trum : No­ta­tions
hy­dro­gen : 4.3.3
spher­i­cal Bessel func­tions : A.6.2
spher­i­cal co­or­di­nates : 4.2.2 | No­ta­tions
unit vec­tors : No­ta­tions
vol­ume in­te­gral : No­ta­tions
spher­i­cal Han­kel func­tions : A.6.2
spher­i­cal har­mon­ics
de­riva­tion : D.64
de­riva­tion from the ODE : D.14.1
de­riva­tion us­ing lad­ders : D.64
generic ex­pres­sion : D.14.1
in­tro : 4.2.3
Laplace equa­tion de­riva­tion : D.14.5
par­ity : D.14.2
spher­i­cal Neu­mann func­tions : A.6.2
spher­oid : 14.17.1.2
Spiegel and Liu (1999) : 3.5.5 | 3.5.5 | 3.5.5 | 4.2.2 | 4.2.3 | 6.8 | 11.14.1 | 11.14.5 | 13.2 | A.37 | A.39.2 | A.45.5 | D.7 | D.8 | D.8 | D.8 | D.8 | D.11 | D.12 | D.12 | D.12 | D.14.1 | D.14.1 | D.14.1 | D.14.1 | D.14.1 | D.15 | D.15 | D.15 | D.15 | D.15 | D.15 | D.15 | D.15 | D.34 | D.36.2.1 | D.36.2.3 | D.36.2.5 | D.36.2.5 | D.41 | D.62 | D.80 | D.80 | Ref­er­ences | No­ta­tions | No­ta­tions | No­ta­tions
spin : 5.4
fun­da­men­tal com­mu­ta­tion re­la­tions
in­tro­duc­tion : 5.5.3
nu­clei
data : 14.15
value : 5.4
$x$- and $y$-eigen­states : 12.10
spin down : 5.4
spin or­bital : 9.3.1
spin states
am­bi­gu­ity in sign : D.68
axis ro­ta­tion : D.68
spin up : 5.4
spin-adapted con­fig­u­ra­tion : 9.3.1
spin-or­bit in­ter­ac­tion
nu­cle­ons : 14.12.2
spinor : 5.5.1
spon­ta­neous emis­sion
mul­ti­ple ini­tial or fi­nal states : 7.6.1
quan­tum de­riva­tion : A.24
spon­ta­neous fis­sion : 14.14
Sproull (1956) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 6.22.3 | D.29 | N.22 | Ref­er­ences
Sred­nicki (2007) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | A.15.9 | A.15.9 | A.15.9 | A.15.10 | A.22.3 | Ref­er­ences
s state : 4.3.4 | 4.3.4
stan­dard de­vi­a­tion : 4.4
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 4.4.1
sim­pli­fied ex­pres­sion : 4.4.3
stan­dard model : 7.3
Stark ef­fect : A.38.5
sta­tion­ary states : 7.1.4
sta­tis­ti­cal in­ter­pre­ta­tion : 3.4
Stech (1952) : A.25.3 | D.43 | D.43 | N.14 | Ref­er­ences
Ste­fan-Boltz­mann for­mula : 11.14.5
Ste­fan-Boltz­mann law : 6.8
stera­di­ans : A.30
Stern-Ger­lach ap­pa­ra­tus : 13.5
sto­i­chio­met­ric co­ef­fi­cient : 11.12
Stokes' the­o­rem : No­ta­tions
Stone (2005) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ref­er­ences
string the­ory : A.15.9
strong force : 14.1
in­tro : 7.5.2
su­per­al­lowed beta de­cays : A.45.4
su­per­al­lowed de­cay
beta de­cay : 14.19.7
su­per­con­duc­tiv­ity : 6.21
Cooper pairs : 6.6
su­per­flu­id­ity
Feyn­man ar­gu­ment : 6.6.1
su­pe­ri­onic con­duc­tors : 6.21.6
su­per­lu­mi­nal in­ter­ac­tion
Bell's the­o­rem : 8.2
hid­den vari­ables : 8.2
many worlds in­ter­pre­ta­tion : 8.6
quan­tum : 3.1
do not al­low com­mu­ni­ca­tion : 8.2
pro­duce para­doxes : 8.2
rel­a­tivis­tic para­doxes : 1.2.3
sur­face ten­sion : 14.13.1
sym­metriza­tion re­quire­ment
fermi­ons : see an­ti­sym­metriza­tion
graph­i­cal de­pic­tion : 11.2
iden­ti­cal bosons : 5.6
in­dis­tin­guish­able par­ti­cles : 11.2
us­ing group­ings : 5.7
us­ing oc­cu­pa­tion num­bers : A.15.1
us­ing per­ma­nents : 5.7
sym­me­try : No­ta­tions
Sz­abo and Ostlund (1996) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 9.3.1 | 9.3.1 | 9.3.5 | 9.3.5.1 | 9.3.5.1 | D.54 | N.18 | N.18 | Ref­er­ences

$T$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal T}$ : No­ta­tions
$t$ : No­ta­tions
tan­ta­lum-180m : 14.20.2
tau : see $\tau$
tem­per­a­ture : 11.1 | No­ta­tions
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 11.4
Carnot : 11.9
de­f­i­n­i­tion us­ing en­tropy : 11.12
in­tro : 6.5
ten­sor par­ti­cle : A.45.4
ten­sor po­ten­tial
deuteron : A.41.4
ten­sors
com­pared to lin­ear al­ge­bra : A.4
in­tro : 1.2.5
ther­mal de Broglie wave­length : 11.14
ther­mal ef­fi­ciency : 11.9
ther­mal equi­lib­rium : 11.
thermionic emis­sion : 6.15
ther­mo­cou­ple : 6.28.2
ther­mo­dy­nam­ics
first law : 11.7
sec­ond law : 11.8
third law : 11.10
ther­mo­elec­tric gen­er­a­tor : 6.28.2
ther­mo­electrics
fig­ure of merit : A.11.2
macro­scopic equa­tions : A.11.4
ther­mo­gen­er­a­tor : 6.28.2
Theta : see $\Theta$
theta : see $\theta$,$\vartheta$
third law of ther­mo­dy­nam­ics : 11.10
Thom­son co­ef­fi­cient : 6.28.3
Thom­son ef­fect : 6.28.3
Thom­son re­la­tion­ships
ther­mo­electrics : A.11.6
in­tro : 6.28.3
throw the dice : 3.4.2
TID : 14.5.3
Tilley and Tilley (1990) : N.21 | N.21 | N.21 | Ref­er­ences
time
di­rec­tion­al­ity : 8.7
time sym­me­try
reser­va­tions : A.19.6
time vari­a­tion
Hamil­ton­ian : 7.1.1
time-de­pen­dent per­tur­ba­tion the­ory : 7.6
time-di­la­tion : 1.1.4
time-like
spe­cial rel­a­tiv­ity : 1.2.2
time-re­ver­sal
as a Lorentz trans­for­ma­tion : A.4
tin
white and grey : 6.21.2
tis­sue weight­ing fac­tor : 14.5.3
$T$-mul­ti­plets : 14.18.1
to­tal cross-sec­tion : A.30
to­tal en­ergy
op­er­a­tor : 3.3
to­tal ion­iz­ing dose : 14.5.3
tran­sis­tor : 6.25
tran­si­tion
mul­ti­pole
se­lec­tion rules : 14.20.2
mul­ti­pole names : 14.20.2
quadru­pole : see quadru­pole tran­si­tion
tran­si­tion el­e­ments : 5.9.7
tran­si­tion met­als : 5.9.7
tran­si­tion prob­a­bil­ity : see de­cay rate
tran­si­tion rate
spon­ta­neous : see de­cay rate
tran­si­tions
hy­dro­gen atom : 4.3.3
trans­la­tion op­er­a­tor
crys­tals : 7.10.5
trans­mis­sion co­ef­fi­cient : 7.13 | 7.13 | A.32
trans­par­ent crys­tals : 6.27.3
trans­pose of a ma­trix : No­ta­tions
trans­verse gauge
clas­si­cal elec­tro­mag­net­ics : A.37 | A.37
trav­el­ing waves : see lin­ear po­lar­iza­tion
tri­akon­tadi­pole tran­si­tion : 14.20.2
tri­an­gle in­equal­ity : 7.4.2
triple al­pha process : 14.7
triple prod­uct : No­ta­tions
triplet states : 5.5.6
de­riva­tion : 12.6
tri­tium : 14.3
tri­ton : 14.3
tun­nel­ing : 7.12.2
field emis­sion : 6.15
Stark ef­fect : A.38.5
WKB ap­prox­i­ma­tion : 7.13
Zener diodes : 6.26
turn­ing point : 7.11.3
turn­ing points
WKB ap­prox­i­ma­tion : A.28
twi­light terms : 5.3
ex­change terms : 5.3
Lennard-Jones/Lon­don force : A.33
lithium hy­dride : 5.3
spon­ta­neous emis­sion : A.24
two state sys­tems
ground state en­ergy : 5.3
time vari­a­tion : 7.5.2
two-state sys­tems
atom-pho­ton model : A.24

$U$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal U}$ : No­ta­tions
$u$ : No­ta­tions
u : No­ta­tions
UHF : 9.3.1
un­cer­tainty prin­ci­ple
an­gu­lar mo­men­tum : 4.2.4
en­ergy : 4.1.4 | 7.1.4
Heisen­berg : 3.2
po­si­tion and lin­ear mo­men­tum : 3.2
un­cer­tainty re­la­tion­ship
gen­er­al­ized : 4.5.2
Heisen­berg : 4.5.3
uni­fied atomic mass unit : 14.6
unit cell
FCC : 10.2
in­tro : 10.2
lithium (BCC) : 10.3.1
ver­sus prim­i­tive cell : 6.22.5
zinc blende : 6.22.5
unit ma­trix : No­ta­tions
unit vec­tors
in spher­i­cal co­or­di­nates : No­ta­tions
uni­tary
Fourier se­ries : A.26
ma­trix : D.54
time ad­vance op­er­a­tor : A.12
uni­tary ma­trix
in co­or­di­nate ro­ta­tions : A.3
uni­tary op­er­a­tor : A.19.2
uni­tary op­er­a­tors : No­ta­tions
uni­ver­sal gas con­stant : 11.12 | 11.15
uni­ver­sal mass unit : 14.6
un­per­turbed shell model : 14.12.4
un­re­stricted Hartree-Fock : 9.3.1

$V$ : No­ta­tions
${\cal V}$ : No­ta­tions
$v$ : No­ta­tions
$\vec{v}$ : No­ta­tions
va­can­cies
ionic con­duc­tiv­ity : 6.21.6
op­ti­cal ef­fects : 6.27.4
vac­uum en­ergy : 8.7 | A.15.1 | A.23.4
seething caul­dron : A.23.4
vac­uum state : A.15.1
va­lence band
in­tro : 6.21.1
val­ues
ob­serv­able : 3.4.1
Van der Waals forces : 10.1
Casimir-Polder : 10.1
vari­a­tional cal­cu­lus
worked out ex­am­ple : A.2
vari­a­tional method : 4.6.6
he­lium ion­iza­tion en­ergy : A.38.2
hy­dro­gen mol­e­c­u­lar ion : 4.6.6
hy­dro­gen mol­e­cule : 5.2.5
vari­a­tional prin­ci­ple : 9.1
ba­sic state­ment : 9.1.1
dif­fer­en­tial form : 9.1.2
La­grangian mul­ti­pli­ers : 9.1.3
vec­tor : 2.2 | No­ta­tions
vec­tor bosons : A.20
vec­tor par­ti­cle : A.42.4
vec­to­r­ial prod­uct : No­ta­tions
ve­loc­ity
in quan­tum me­chan­ics : 7.2.1
vi­bra­tional states
seenu­clei : 14.13.2
vi­bronic cou­pling terms : D.51
vir­ial the­o­rem : 7.2
vir­tual work : A.1.3
vis­cos­ity : 11.9
Volta po­ten­tial : 6.16
vol­ume in­te­gral
in spher­i­cal co­or­di­nates : No­ta­tions
von Weizsäcker for­mula : 14.10.2

W : No­ta­tions
$w$ : No­ta­tions
$\vec{w}$ : No­ta­tions
War­bur­ton and We­neser (1969) : 14.20.2 | 14.20.2 | Ref­er­ences
warp fac­tor : 1.2.3
wave func­tion : 3.1
mul­ti­ple par­ti­cles : 5.1
mul­ti­ple par­ti­cles with spin : 5.5.4
with spin : 5.5.1
wave num­ber : 2.5 | 3.5.5 | 7.10.4
Flo­quet : 10.3.5
Fourier ver­sus Flo­quet : 10.3.7
one-di­men­sional Fourier se­ries : A.26
one-di­men­sional Fourier trans­form : A.26
wave num­ber vec­tor
and lin­ear mo­men­tum : 6.18
Bloch func­tion : 10.3.10
Fourier se­ries : A.26 | A.26
Fourier trans­form : A.26
wave num­bers : 6.2
wave packet
ac­cel­er­ated mo­tion : 7.11.2
de­f­i­n­i­tion : 7.10.3
free space : 7.10 | 7.11.1
har­monic os­cil­la­tor : 7.11.4
par­tial re­flec­tion : 7.12.1
phys­i­cal in­ter­pre­ta­tion : 7.10.3
re­flec­tion : 7.11.3
wave vec­tor
con­ser­va­tion : 6.22.4
weak force
in­tro : 7.5.2
Wein­berg (2010) : 1.2.4 | A.19.2 | A.22.4 | Ref­er­ences
Weis­skopf es­ti­mates : A.25.8
com­par­i­son with data : 14.20.5
fig­ures : 14.20.4
Weis­skopf unit
de­riva­tion : A.25.8
Weis­skopf units : A.25.8
well
deuteron : A.41.1
Weyl neu­tri­nos : A.44
width
par­ti­cle de­cay : 14.1
width of a state : 7.4.1
Wigner 3j,6j and 9j co­ef­fi­cients : N.13
Wigner-Eckart the­o­rem : N.13
Wigner-Seitz cell : 10.3.10
Wilkin­son (1969) : 14.18.1 | 14.18.2 | 14.18.2 | 14.18.3 | Ref­er­ences
Wiringa et al. (1995) : A.41.2 | A.41.4 | Ref­er­ences
WKB ap­prox­i­ma­tion
con­nec­tion for­mu­lae : A.29
WKB con­nec­tion for­mu­lae : A.29
WKB the­ory : A.28
Woods-Saxon po­ten­tial : 14.12.1
work func­tion : 6.15
Wron­skian : A.32
W.u. : A.25.8

$X$ : No­ta­tions
$x$ : No­ta­tions
xi : see $\xi$
X-ray dif­frac­tion : 10.7.2

$Y$ : No­ta­tions
$Y_l^m$ : No­ta­tions
$y$ : No­ta­tions
Yariv (1982) : Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | Ac­knowl­edg­ments | 4.2.2 | 7.4.1 | 7.5.3 | 13.4 | N.23 | Ref­er­ences
yrast line : 14.13.4.4
YSZ : 6.21.6
yt­tria-sta­bi­lized zir­co­nia : 6.21.6
Yukawa po­ten­tial : A.42.1
loose de­riva­tion : A.42.1

$Z$ : No­ta­tions
$z$ : No­ta­tions
Zee (2003) : A.15 | A.22.1 | A.22.6 | A.44 | Ref­er­ences
Zee­man ef­fect : A.38.4
in­ter­me­di­ate : A.39.3
weak : A.39.3
Zener diode : 6.26
zero ma­trix : No­ta­tions
zero point en­ergy : 9.2.3
ze­roth law of ther­mo­dy­nam­ics : 11.1
zinc blende
crys­tal struc­ture : 6.22.5
ZnS : see zinc blende