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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
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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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