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The new quantum universe

Author: Anthony J G Hey; Patrick Walters
Publisher: Cambridge, U.K. ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This new edition includes a host of new discoveries made in the field of quantum mechanics since 1987. It also looks ahead at the anticipated nanotechnology revolution, describing quantum cryptography, quantum computing & quantum teleportation.
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Genre/Form: Einführung
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony J G Hey; Patrick Walters
ISBN: 0521564182 9780521564182 0521564573 9780521564571
OCLC Number: 50252084
Notes: Rev. and updated ed. of: The quantum universe. 1987.
Description: xv, 357 pages : illustrations (some color) ; 26 cm
Contents: Waves versus particles --
Heisenberg and uncertainty --
Schrodinger and matter waves --
Atoms and nuclei --
Quantum tunnelling --
Pauli and the elements --
Quantum co-operation and superfluids --
Quantum jumps --
Quantum engineering --
Death of a star --
Feynman rules --
Weak photons and strong glue --
Afterword --
quantum physics and science fiction.
Responsibility: Tony Hey, Patrick Walters.
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Following the success of The Quantum Universe, first published in 1987, a host of exciting discoveries have been made in the field of quantum mechanics. The New Quantum Universe provides an  Read more...

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