Quantum TheoryThis superb text by David Bohm, formerly Princeton University and Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at Birkbeck College, University of London, provides a formulation of the quantum theory in terms of qualitative and imaginative concepts that have evolved outside and beyond classical theory. Although it presents the main ideas of quantum theory essentially in nonmathematical terms, it follows these with a broad range of specific applications that are worked out in considerable mathematical detail. 
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User Review  wweisser  LibraryThingI didn't find this book very clear, and it meanders around somewhat without seeming to have a point. I suppose it was meant as a survey of the subject, but it doesn't present its logic well and some of the conclusions get muddled as a result. Read full review
Intuitive as anything else! It provides with insights not found anywhere except from live lectures!
Contents
THE ORIGIN OF THE QUANTUM THEORY  5 
FURTHER DEVELOPMENTS OF THE EARLY QUANTUM THEORY  23 
WAVE PACKETS AND DE BROGLIE WAVES  59 
THE DEFINITION OF PROBABILITIES  81 
THE UNCERTAINTY PRINCIPLE  99 
WAVE VS PARTICLE PROPERTIES OF MATTER  116 
SUMMARY OF QUANTUM CONCEPTS INTRODUCED  141 
AN ATTEMPT TO BUILD A PHYSICAL PICTURE OF THE QUANTUM NATURE OF MATTER  144 
ANGULAR MOMENTUM AND THE THREEDIMENSIONAL WAVE EQUATION  310 
SOLUTION OF RADIAL EQUATION THE HYDROGEN ATOM THE EFFECT OF A MAGNETIC FIELD  334 
MATRIX FORMULATION OF QUANTUM THEORY  361 
SPIN AND ANGULAR MOMENTUM  387 
Methods of Approximate Solution of Schrodingers Equation  407 
DEGENERATE PERTURBATIONS  462 
SUDDEN AND ADIABATIC APPROXIMATIONS  496 
Theory of Scattering  511 
Mathematical Formulation of the Quantum Theory  173 
FLUCTUATIONS CORRELATIONS AND EIGENFUNCTIONS  199 
Applications to Simple Systems Further Extensions of Quantum Theory Formulation  229 
THE CLASSICAL LIMIT OF QUANTUM THEORY THE WKB APPROXIMATION  264 
THE HARMONIC OSCILLATOR  296 