Introduction to photoelectron angular distributions : theory and applications / V. T. Davis.

Davis, V. T. [Browse]
  • Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2022]
  • ©2022
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Springer tracts in modern physics ; Volume 286. [More in this series]
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  • Intro
  • Acknowledgments
  • Contents
  • Chapter 1: Introduction
  • Chapter 2: Angular Momentum in Quantum Mechanics
  • 2.1 Commutation Relations of Angular Momentum Operators
  • 2.2 Construction of Eigenstates and the Spectrum of Eigenvalues
  • 2.3 Matrix Elements of Angular Momentum Operators
  • 2.4 Orbital Angular Momentum and the Spherical Harmonics
  • 2.5 The Addition Theorem for Spherical Harmonics
  • 2.6 Rotations in Quantum Mechanics
  • 2.7 Matrix Elements of the Rotation Operators
  • 2.8 The Coupling of Two Angular Momenta
  • 2.9 The Clebsch-Gordan Coefficients
  • 2.10 The Clebsch-Gordan Series
  • 2.11 The Coupling of Three Angular Momenta
  • 2.12 Spherical Tensor Operators and the Wigner-Eckart Theorem
  • Chapter 3: Classical Model of Photoelectron Angular Distributions
  • Chapter 4: Quantum Treatment of Photoelectron Angular Distributions (Dipole Approximation)
  • Chapter 5: Higher-Order Multipole Terms in Photoelectron Angular Distributions
  • Chapter 6: Relativistic Theory of Photoelectron Angular Distributions
  • Chapter 7: Angular Momentum Transfer Theory
  • Chapter 8: Molecular Photoelectron Angular Distributions
  • Chapter 9: Measuring Photoelectron Angular Distributions in the Laboratory
  • Chapter 10: Applications of Photoelectron Angular Distribution Measurements
  • Appendixes
  • Appendix A: Proof of Equation (2.68) and Evaluation of the Integral
  • Appendix B: The Racah Formula for the Clebsch-Gordan Coefficients
  • Clebsch-Gordan Coefficient Recursion Relation
  • The Racah Formula for the Clebsch-Gordon Coefficients
  • Appendix C: The 6-j Symbols and the Racah Formula (2.172)
  • Appendix D: The 9-j Symbols
  • Appendix E: Hamiltonian for the Interaction of an Electron with an Electromagnetic Field.
  • Appendix F: Integral Representation of the Spherical Bessel Functions and the Expansion of Plane Waves in Terms of Spherical F...
  • Integral Representation of the Spherical Bessel Functions
  • Expansion of Plane Waves in Terms of Spherical Functions
  • Appendix G: Basic Theory of the Design of the COLTRIMS Reaction Microscope
  • Recoil Ion Detection
  • Geometric Analysis
  • Electron Detection
  • Bibliography.
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