An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Mechanics - Maple Application Center
Application Center Applications An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Mechanics

Author
: Patrick Sahrmann
Engineering software solutions from Maplesoft
This Application runs in Maple. Don't have Maple? No problem!
 Try Maple free for 15 days!
The influence of special relativity on quantum chemical phenomena can be understood entirely from the Dirac equation. The Dirac equation is the fully relativistic wave equation for the electron, which holds amongst its predictions spin and its coupling to magnetic fields. The Dirac equation will be examined in the low-speed limit to return a Schrodinger equation with relativistic perturbations. These scalar and vector perturbations, which explain s/p orbital contraction and d/f orbital destabilization, will be derived. The effect of special relativity on chemical bonding will also be discussed through an example. This worksheet uses the Maple Quantum Chemistry Toolbox.

Application Details

Publish Date: March 16, 2020
Created In: Maple 2019
Language: English

More Like This

Matrix Representation of Quantum Entangled States: Understanding Bell's Inequality and Teleportation
Quantum Mechanics: Schrödinger vs Heisenberg picture
The Gross-Pitaevskii equation and Bogoliubov spectrum
The Landau criterion for Superfluidity
Ground state of a quantum system of identical boson particles
Quantization of the Lorentz Force
Simulation on maple of the nine qubit Shor code using Feynman program
PX: A package for multiplication and commutation of quantum operators
Density of Probability of an Electron near the Nucleus