What is included with this book?
Contributors | p. ix |
Preface | p. xvi |
Magnetic Resonance Contributions to Other Sciences | p. 1 |
Introduction | p. 2 |
Magnetic Resonance and Nuclear Magnetic Moments | p. 2 |
Magnetic Interactions in Molecules | p. 3 |
Nuclear Electric Interactions in Molecules | p. 3 |
Atomic Hyperfine Structure, Separated Oscillatory Fields and Atomic Clocks | p. 4 |
Atomic Hyperfine Structure and QED | p. 4 |
NMR | p. 5 |
Magnetic Resonance Imaging | p. 5 |
Conclusions | p. 6 |
References | p. 6 |
A Single Quantum System: Evolution, Prediction, Observation | p. 7 |
From "Gedanken" Experiments to Quantum Measurement | p. 8 |
Evolution Frustrated by Observation? | p. 10 |
Observations on a Driven Quantum System | p. 12 |
Measurements on Single Ions | p. 16 |
An Alternative Strategy | p. 20 |
Summary | p. 23 |
References | p. 24 |
The Quantum SI: A Possible New International System of Units | p. 27 |
Introduction | p. 27 |
International System of Units | p. 28 |
The Kilogram and the Ampere | p. 29 |
Possible Redefinitions of the Kilogram | p. 30 |
Relation Between the Avogadro Constant and the Planck Constant | p. 32 |
Other Redefinitions | p. 33 |
Consequences for Other Fundamental Constants | p. 34 |
The Quantum SI | p. 34 |
The Second | p. 35 |
Time Scale for Redefinitions | p. 35 |
Conclusion | p. 36 |
References | p. 36 |
Studies of Light Halo Nuclei from Atomic Isotope Shifts | p. 37 |
Introduction | p. 38 |
Theoretical Background | p. 39 |
Solution to the Nonrelativistic Schrodinger Equation | p. 39 |
Relativistic Corrections | p. 43 |
QED Corrections | p. 44 |
Applications to Nuclear Size Measurements | p. 49 |
Summary and Conclusions | p. 54 |
Acknowledgements | p. 54 |
References | p. 54 |
Quantum Electrodynamics in One- and Two-Electron High-Z Ions | p. 57 |
The Ground-State Binding Energy in H-Like Uranium | p. 58 |
Strong Field QED in He-Like Heavy Ions | p. 59 |
Summary | p. 64 |
Acknowledgement | p. 65 |
References | p. 65 |
Precise Atomic Masses for Fundamental Physics Determined at SMILETRAP | p. 67 |
Introduction | p. 68 |
The SMILETRAP Facility | p. 69 |
Results and Discussions | p. 74 |
Conclusion and Outlook | p. 80 |
Acknowledgements | p. 80 |
References | p. 81 |
HITRAP: A Facility at GSI for Highly Charged Ions | p. 83 |
The Present GSI Facility | p. 84 |
The HITRAP Project | p. 84 |
The HITRAP Facility | p. 86 |
Experiments at HITRAP | p. 89 |
The New GSI Facility | p. 95 |
Acknowledgements | p. 97 |
References | p. 97 |
Structure of Vacuum and Elementary Matter: From Superheavies via Hypermatter to Antimatter-The Vacuum Decay in Supercritical Fields | p. 99 |
Introduction | p. 100 |
Cold Valleys in the Potential | p. 101 |
Shell Structure in the Superheavy Region | p. 102 |
Asymmetric and Superasymmetric Fission-Cluster Radioactivity | p. 105 |
Extension of the Periodic System into the Sections of Hyper- and Antimatter | p. 115 |
Clusters of Matter and Antimatter | p. 124 |
Theoretical Framework | p. 125 |
Structure of Light Nuclei Containing Antiprotons | p. 126 |
Doubly-Magic Lead with Antiproton and Anti-Alpha | p. 127 |
Systems with Total Baryon Number Zero | p. 129 |
Life Time, Formation Probability and Signatures of SBNs | p. 130 |
Cold Compression: Nuclear and Quark Matter | p. 132 |
The Vacuum in Quantum Electrodynamics | p. 133 |
On Superheavy Element Formation and Beyond | p. 136 |
Short Reflection on the Chemistry of Superheavy Elements | p. 145 |
Concluding Remarks-Outlook | p. 146 |
References | p. 148 |
Asymptotic Behavior of MP2 Correlation Energies for Closed-Shell Atoms | p. 151 |
Introduction | p. 152 |
Theory | p. 154 |
Applications | p. 165 |
Conclusions | p. 172 |
Acknowledgements | p. 174 |
References | p. 174 |
A Computer-Algebraic Approach to the Derivation of Feynman-Goldstone Perturbation Expansions for Open-Shell Atoms and Molecules | p. 177 |
Dedication | p. 178 |
Introduction | p. 179 |
Rayleigh-Schrodinger Perturbation Theory | p. 180 |
Operator Representations | p. 188 |
Derivation of Perturbation Expansions | p. 198 |
Application of the Goldstone Program | p. 209 |
Final Remarks | p. 213 |
References | p. 214 |
Experiments on Highly Charged Heavy Ions in Conjunction with Exotic Atoms | p. 217 |
Introduction | p. 218 |
Experimental Method | p. 220 |
Measurement of the Pion Mass | p. 225 |
Pionic Hydrogen and the Strong-Interaction at Low Energy | p. 228 |
Highly-Charged Ions | p. 230 |
Conclusion | p. 232 |
Acknowledgements | p. 233 |
References | p. 233 |
Conceptual Problems in Phenomenological Interpretation in Searches for Variation of Constants and Violation of Various Invariances | p. 237 |
Introduction | p. 238 |
Variation of Constants | p. 239 |
Planck Scale Physics in Our Low-Energy World | p. 246 |
External Fields and Related Effects | p. 249 |
Microscopic and Macroscopic Description | p. 251 |
Summary | p. 252 |
References | p. 252 |
Extensive Calculations of High-Precision Energy Levels in Hydrogen and Deuterium Through a Least-Squares Adjustment | p. 253 |
Introduction | p. 254 |
Calculation of Energies with an Optimal Precision: Methods Involved | p. 259 |
Conclusion | p. 269 |
References | p. 270 |
Subject Index | p. 273 |
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