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Mathematics of Quantum Mechanics

  1. Oct 16, 2011 #1
    What form of mathematics does quantum theory require? Please, HELP!!
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  3. Oct 16, 2011 #2
    Differential equation, Complex analysis, and Linear algebra, etc.

    Any way, try to search these two words: wave mechanics, matrix mechanics.
  4. Oct 16, 2011 #3
    Thanks a lot!
  5. Oct 16, 2011 #4
    Some probability theory and lots of integrals, including multiple integrals, fourier series..
  6. Oct 17, 2011 #5


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    You need functional analysis on Hilbert spaces, including the theory of distributions. A nice more mathematically oriented modern treatment is

    Galindo, A., and Pascual, P.: Quantum Mechanics, Springer Verlag, 1990, 2 Vols.
  7. Oct 17, 2011 #6


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    Hendrik, the G&P is the best book one could possibly reccomand. I fully endorse it.
  8. Oct 18, 2011 #7
    OK I will try to issue a buncha books from my library.
    Thanks again!
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