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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.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: S Haroche; J -M Raimond
ISBN: 9780198509141 0198509146
OCLC Number: 68770236
Description: x, 605 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: Unveiling the quantum --
Strangeness and power of the quantum --
Of spins and springs --
The environment is watching --
Photons in a box --
Seeing light in subtle ways --
Taming Schrödinger's cat --
Atoms in a box --
Entangling matter waves --
Conclusion.
Series Title: Oxford graduate texts.
Responsibility: Serge Haroche, Jean-Michel Raimond.
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