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Understanding quantum mechanics

Author: Roland Omnès
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1999.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Here Roland Omnes offers a clear, up-to-date guide to the conceptual framework of quantum mechanics. In an area that has provoked much philosophical debate, Omnes has achieved high recognition for his Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics (Princeton 1994), a book for specialists. Now the author has transformed his own theory into a short and readable text that enables beginning students and experienced physicists,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roland Omnès
ISBN: 0691004358 9780691004358
OCLC Number: 39849482
Description: xiii, 307 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: pt. 1. The genesis of quantum mechanics --
pt. 2. A short history of interpretation --
pt. 3. Reconstructing interpretation.
Responsibility: Roland Omnès.
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Offers a guide to the conceptual framework of quantum mechanics. This book presents the Copenhagen interpretation, showing its logical consistency and completeness. The problem of measurement is a  Read more...

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