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Quantum Physics A First Encounter

Pub Date : 2006-01-05 | Author : Valerio Scarani | Publisher : OUP Oxford

ISBN 10 : 9780191606977
ISBN 13 : 0191606979

Quantum physics is often perceived as a weird and abstract theory, which physicists must use in order to make correct predictions. But many recent experiments have shown that the w..


Quantum Enigma

Pub Date : 2011-08-01 | Author : Bruce Rosenblum | Publisher : Oxford University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780199792955
ISBN 13 : 019979295X

In trying to understand the atom, physicists built quantum mechanics, the most successful theory in science and the basis of one-third of our economy. They found, to their embarras..


Six Quantum Pieces

Pub Date : 2010 | Author : Valerio Scarani | Publisher : World Scientific

ISBN 10 : 9789814327534
ISBN 13 : 9814327530

Quantum physics is known to be challenging for two reasons: it describes counter-intuitive phenomena and employs rather advanced mathematics. This title presents a fresh approach t..


Problems In Quantum Mechanics

Pub Date : 1995-03-16 | Author : Gordon Leslie Squires | Publisher : Cambridge University Press

ISBN 10 : 9781139935821
ISBN 13 : 1139935828

Many students find quantum mechanics conceptually difficult when they first encounter the subject. In this book, the postulates and key applications of quantum mechanics are well i..


Alice In Quantumland

Pub Date : 1995-07-21 | Author : Robert Gilmore | Publisher : Springer Science & Business Media

ISBN 10 : 0387914951
ISBN 13 : 9780387914954

Hurry, hurry, hurry! Step right up! Welcome to Quantumland! Fall into an atom and dodge electrons! See the amazing Emperor think his clothes into existence! Dance with the Three Qu..



Quantum Leaps

Pub Date : 2009-10-31 | Author : Jeremy Bernstein | Publisher : Harvard University Press

ISBN 10 : 9780674035416
ISBN 13 : 0674035410

How-- and how pervasively-- quantum mechanics has entered the general culture is the subject of this book, an engaging, eclectic, and thought-provoking look at the curious, boundle..