Quantum Mechanics With Application

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The ebook introduces undergraduate students to the basic skills required to use non-relativistic quantum mechanics for bound and scattering problems in atomic, molecular and nuclear physics. Initial ...
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Scattering Theory; Revisited

Pp. 289-324 (36)

Iraj R. Afnan

Abstract

In this chapter we return to scattering theory and set the foundation for approximation methods in calculating the scattering amplitude. We also address the problem of solving the Schrodinger equation for scattering in other than the coordinate representation. We convert the Schrodinger equation into an integral equation for the scattering amplitude and discuss ways of solving such integral equations. In the process we apply the formalism to electronatom scattering and nucleon-nucleon scattering.

Affiliation:

School of Chemical and Physical Sciences, Flinders University.