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Surfing the quantum world

Author: F S Levin
Publisher: Oxford Oxford University Press cop. 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1? edView all editions and formats

The ideas and phenomena of the quantum world are strikingly unlike those encountered in our visual world. This book shows why and how this is so via a gentle introduction to the principles of quantum  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: F S Levin
ISBN: 9780198808275 0198808275
OCLC Number: 1039964679
Notes: Índice
Description: 284 p. il.
Contents: 1: The Nature of Science2: The Nature of Light3: The Reality of Atoms4: The Quantum Hypothesis5: The Nuclear Atom6: Creating Quantum Mechanics7: Quantum Boxes, Stringed Instruments8: Quantum Theory9: The Hydrogen Atom and Its Colorful Photons10: Spin 1/2 and the Periodic Table11: Interference Phenomena: Exploring the Essential Mystery12: Macroscopic Manifestations of Quantum Mechanics13: Quantum Tunneling14: Entanglement and the Elements of Reality15: Schroedinger's Cat and the Meaning of It All
Responsibility: Frank S. Levin.


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Surfing the Quantum World is witty, it engages the reader with direct questions, and it has a refreshing approach to the many technical questions, urging the reader to be patient and carry on. Read more...

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