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Quantum Physics : What Everyone Needs to Know?

Author: Michael G Raymer
Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2017.
Series: What everyone needs to know.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Discusses the history, science, applications, and relevant current issues of quantum physics in an accessible way for the non-scientist.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Raymer, Michael G.
Quantum Physics : What Everyone Needs to Know?
Oxford : Oxford University Press, ©2017
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Michael G Raymer
ISBN: 9780190250744 0190250747
OCLC Number: 988872257
Description: 1 online resource (337 pages).
Contents: Quantum physics --
Quantum measurement and its consequences --
Application: Quantum data encryption --
Quantum behavior and its description --
Application: Sensing gravity with quantum interference --
Quantum possibilities and waves --
Milestones and a fork in the road --
Bell- Tests and the end of local realism --
Quantum entanglement and teleportation --
Application: Quantum computing --
Energy quantization and atoms --
Application: Sensing time, motion, and gravity with quantum technology --
Quantum fields and their excitations --
Future directions and remaining questions in quantum science.
Series Title: What everyone needs to know.
Responsibility: Michael G. Raymer.

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