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Paradox lost : images of the quantum

Author: Philip R Wallace
Publisher: New York : Springer, [1996] ©1996
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Die Vorstellung von der Bedeutung und den Implikationen der Quantenmechanik ist haufig uberholt und mit Paradoxen belastet.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Philip R Wallace
ISBN: 0387946594 9780387946597
OCLC Number: 33664771
Description: xii, 166 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. Introduction --
2. Beyond the Ether --
3. Introduction to Quantum Mechanics --
4. Analysis of the Photoelectric Effect --
5. De Broglie and Electron Waves --
6. The Wave Function and Feynman's Two-Slit Experiment --
7. The Pauli Exclusion Principle: the Identity of Particles --
8. The Schrodinger Wave Equation and the Hydrogen Atom --
9. Critique of the Pointlike Electron --
10. Complementary Attributes and the Uncertainty Principle --
11. An Illustration: Polarized Light --
12. Heisenberg and Measurement --
13. More on Measurement --
14. Further Reflections on the Bohr-Peierls Interpretation --
15. Toward the Dirac Viewpoint --
16. Feynman's Path Integral Method --
17. Are Fields All? --
18. A Visit With Photons: Identity and Flexibility --
19. Can Wave Packets Be Particles? --
20. The Quantum Stellar Interferometer of Hanbury Brown --
21. About the Delayed-Choice Experiment --
22. The Illusion of Superluminal Signaling --
23. The Meaning of Bell's Theorem --
24. Symmetry and Point Particles --
25. The Quantum Mechanics of Multiparticle Systems --
26. Atoms, Molecules, and the Periodic Table --
27. Chemists, Pictures, and Molecular Architecture --
28. Carbon and the Structure of Organic Molecules --
29. Quantum Behavior in Macroscopic Systems: Beyond Wave Functions --
30. More on Phases: The Effect of Magnetic Fields --
31. Macroscopic Quantum Phenomena --
32. Collective Oscillations in Solids --
33. Beyond the Frontier: Nonclassical Properties --
34. Some Reflections on "Reality" --
35. Reality and Other Sciences --
36. A Final Perspective.
Responsibility: Philip R. Wallace.
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"I recommend this book to physicists, especially quantum mechanics lecturers and their students. You will enjoy it as I did." Australian & New Zealand Physicist FROM THE REVIEWS: ZEITSCHRIFT FUR Read more...

 
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