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Exploring the quantum : atoms, cavities and photons

Author: S Haroche; J -M Raimond
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series: Oxford graduate texts.
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The quantum world obeys logic at odds with our common sense intuition. This weirdness is directly displayed in recent experiments juggling with isolated atoms and photons. They are reviewed in this illustrated book, combining theoretical insight and experimental description.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Haroche, S.
Exploring the quantum.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2006297143
(OCoLC)68770236
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: S Haroche; J -M Raimond
ISBN: 9780191523243 0191523240
OCLC Number: 646790583
Description: 1 online resource (x, 605 pages) : illustrations.
Contents: 1. Unveiling the quantum ; 2. Strangeness and power of the quantum ; 3. Of spins and springs ; 4. The environment is watching ; 5. Photons in a box ; 6. Seeing light in subtle ways ; 7. Taming Schrodinger's cats ; 8. Atoms in a box ; 9. Entangling matter waves ; Appendix: Representation of quantum states in phase space
Series Title: Oxford graduate texts.
Responsibility: Serge Haroche, Jean-Michel Raimond.
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'A gem and a must-read for any student of quantum physics, from advanced undergraduate to expert.' Physics Today, August 2007

 
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