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Ab Initio Methods

Anthony J. Stone.

in The Theory of Intermolecular Forces

January 2013; p ublished online May 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 15164 words.

The calculation of molecular properties ab initio-—that is, from Schrödinger's equation, without using empirical informationis essential for turning the formulae of the basic theory into...

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About the identification of signals at LHC

Bruno Mansoulié.

in Theoretical Physics to Face the Challenge of LHC

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 6432 words.

This chapter describes the main ingredients and steps of the analysis used in the search for the Standard Model Higgs boson decaying into WW (l‎, l‎, νν‎) in the ATLAS experiment. It...

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Absorption and refraction in an electric field

P. K. Basu.

in Theory of Optical Processes in Semiconductors

January 2003; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 7310 words.

This chapter first discusses linear and quadratic electro-optic effects in semiconductors using an oscillator model. The Franz–Kledysh effect is then discussed first by neglecting...

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The absorption and stimulated emission of radiation

Alan Corney.

in Atomic and Laser Spectroscopy

October 2006; p ublished online September 2007 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 5659 words.

Starting from the absorption of radiation by a classical electron oscillator, Einstein's A and B coefficients for spontaneous and stimulated transitions are introduced. Stimulated...

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Acceleration and longitudinal motion

J. B. Rosenzweig.

in Fundamentals of Beam Physics

September 2003; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 12537 words.

This chapter explains that the acceleration of charged particles based on their interaction with a single travelling electromagnetic wave serves as a powerful model problem for developing...

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Accelerator technology I: magnetostatic devices

J. B. Rosenzweig.

in Fundamentals of Beam Physics

September 2003; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 7146 words.

This chapter provides an overview of the physics and engineering principles behind the types of magnets used in accelerators and beam transport lines. These types of magnets are: magnets...

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Accelerator technology II: waveguides and cavities

J. B. Rosenzweig.

in Fundamentals of Beam Physics

September 2003; p ublished online January 2010 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 17060 words.

This chapter surveys aspects of electromagnetic fields inside of regions bounded by conductors, in scenarios of relevance to accelerator technology. It explains that the discussion was...

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Adding angular momenta

Efstratios Manousakis.

in Practical Quantum Mechanics

November 2015; p ublished online December 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 4606 words.

This chapter discusses addition of angular momentum. This implies that it discusses how to build eigenstates of the total angular momentum and its projection from eigenstates of the...

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AdS crunches, CFT falls, and cosmological complexity

Barbón José Luis and Rabinovici Eliezer.

in Theoretical Physics to Face the Challenge of LHC

January 2015; p ublished online March 2015 .

Chapter. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 14337 words.

This chapter discusses the holographic description of crunching AdS cosmologies. Crunching FRW models with hyperbolic spatial sections are dual to semiclassical condensates in deformed de...

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Advanced Mechanics

S. G. Rajeev.

July 2013; p ublished online December 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics. 184 pages.

This book begins with the ancient parts of classical mechanics: the variational principle, Lagrangian and Hamiltonian formalisms, and Poisson brackets. The simple pendulum provides a...

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