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Tales of the quantum : understanding physics' most fundamental theory

Author: Art Hobson
Publisher: New York Oxford University Press D.L. 2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This is a book about the quanta that make up our universe-the highly unified bundles of energy of which everything is made. It explains wave-particle duality, randomness, quantum states,  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Art Hobson
ISBN: 9780190679637 0190679638
OCLC Number: 1039972071
Notes: Índice
Description: XVI, 287 p. il. 24 cm
Contents: Chapter 1: The Tale of the Quantum in the WindowTHE UNIVERSE IS MADE OF QUANTAChapter 2: What Is Quantum Physics About?Chapter 3: Particles and Classical MechanicsChapter 4: Fields and Classical ElectromagnetismChapter 5: What Is a Quantum?HOW QUANTA BEHAVE Chapter 6: Perfect RandomnessChapter 7: Quantum States and How They ChangeChapter 8: Superpositions and Macroscopic QuantaChapter 9: An Entangled, Nonlocal UniverseGETTING BACK TO THE NORMAL WORLDChapter 10: Schrodinger's Cat and "Measurement"Chapter 11: The Environment as Monitor: How Change Becomes IrreversibleEndnotesGlossaryIndex
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