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Exploring the quantum : atoms, cavities, and photons

Author: Serge Haroche; Jean-Michel Raimond
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2013.
Series: Oxford graduate texts
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1. publ. in paperbackView all editions and formats
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The quantum world obeys logic at odds with common sense intuition. This weirdness is directly displayed in recent experiments juggling with isolated atoms and photons. They are reviewed in this book,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Serge Haroche; Jean-Michel Raimond
ISBN: 9780199680313 0199680310 9780198509141 0198509146
OCLC Number: 894721442
Description: X, 605 S. : Ill., graph. Darst. ; 25 cm.
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 ; 10. Conclusion ; Appendix: Quantum states in phase space
Series Title: Oxford graduate texts
Responsibility: Serge Haroche; Jean-Michel Raimond.

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