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The Quantum Challenge : Modern Research On The Foundations Of Quantum  Mechanics - George Greenstein

The Quantum Challenge

Modern Research On The Foundations Of Quantum Mechanics

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Published: 1st September 2005
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The Quantum Challenge, Second Edition, is an engaging and thorough treatment of the extraordinary phenomena of quantum mechanics and of the enormous challenge they present to our conception of the physical world. Traditionally, the thrill of grappling with such issues is reserved for practicing scientists, while physical science, mathematics, and engineering students are often isolated from these inspiring questions. This book was written to remove this isolation.

Chapter 1: Matter Waves Chapter 2: Photons Chapter 3: The Uncertainty Principle Chapter 4: Complementarity Chapter 5: The EPR Paradox and Bell's Theorem Chapter 6: Testing Bell's Inequalities: Entangled States Chapter 7: Schrï½dinger's Cat Chapter 8: Measurement Chapter 9: Quantum Information and Computing

Appendix: A Bibliography of Experiments for the Undergraduate Laboratory

Epilogue Reference Index

ISBN: 9780763724702
ISBN-10: 076372470X
Series: Physics and Astronomy (Hardcover)
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 296
Published: 1st September 2005
Publisher: Jones and Bartlett Publishers, Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.9 x 19.1  x 1.8
Weight (kg): 0.62
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised