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"The average paintings within the primary rules of quantum mechanics, fundamental either to the complicated scholar and to the mature learn employee, who will constantly locate it a clean resource of data and stimulation." --Nature "This is the vintage textual content on quantum mechanics. No graduate scholar of quantum conception should still go away it unread"--W.C Schieve, college of Texas

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1 mdstep(invmass,r,v,F,force,delt) General velocity-Verlet Molecular Dynamics time step 01 02 03 04 05 def mdstep(invmass,r,v,F,force,delt): # invmass: inverse masses [array (n,m)] repeated over spatial dim. 5*delt*invmass*FV[0] return [r,v,FV[0],FV[1]] Comments As mentioned in the Preface (page xiii), it is assumed that scipy has been imported. The initial values of r, v, F, V are valid at the time before the step, and normally available from the output of the previous step. To start the run, the routine force(r) must have been called once to initiate F .

N are at positions r 1 , . . , r n at time t. Even if the initial state is precisely defined by a sharp wave function, the wave function evolves under the quantum-dynamical equations to yield a probability distribution rather than a precise trajectory. , average properties over a probability distribution) of physical observables can be obtained by the laws of quantum mechanics, but the wave function cannot be interpreted as the (unmeasurable) property of a single particle. Such a description fits in well with equations for the evolution of probability distributions in classical systems, but it is not compatible with descriptions in terms of classical trajectories.

That is why statistical mechanics plays a crucial role in this book. The complexity of real systems prescribes the use of methods that are easily extendable to large systems with many degrees of freedom. Physical theories that apply to simple models only, will (almost) always be useless. Good examples are the very sophisticated statistical-mechanical theories for atomic and molecular fluids, relating fluid structural and dynamic behavior to interatomic interactions. Such theories work for atomic fluids with simplified interactions, but become inaccurate and intractable for fluids of polyatomic molecules or for interactions that have a complex form.

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