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Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers by David A. B. Miller

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Appendix A

Background mathematics

In this appendix, we summarize the core background mathematics that we presume in the rest of the book. A major purpose here is to clarify the mathematical notations and terminology. Readers coming from different backgrounds may be more used to one notation or another and other books that the reader may consult may use different notation and terms, so we clarify the ones we use here and their relations to others. This appendix may also serve as a refresher or to patch over some holes temporarily in the reader’s knowledge until the reader has more time to study the relevant mathematics in more detail. This short discussion here is certainly not a complete one and no attempt is made to give rigorous and complete ...

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