The quantum challenge; modern research on the foundations of quantum mechanics, 2d ed.076372470X
The quantum challenge; modern research on the foundations of quantum mechanics quantum mechanics: see quantum theory.
Branch of mathematical physics that deals with atomic and subatomic systems. It is concerned with phenomena that are so small-scale that they cannot be described in classical terms, and it is , 2d ed.
Greenstein, George and Arthur G. Zajonc.
Jones & Bartlett
Greenstein (astronomy astronomy, branch of science that studies the motions and natures of celestial bodies, such as planets, stars, and galaxies; more generally, the study of matter and energy in the universe at large. , Amherst College Amherst College, at Amherst, Mass.; founded 1821 as a college for men, coeducational since 1975. A liberal arts institution, Amherst maintains a cooperative program with Smith College, Mount Holyoke College, Hampshire College, and the Univ. of Massachusetts. ) and Zajonc (physics, Amherst College) attempt to bridge the gap between instructional texts on quantum mechanics that concentrate heavily on the technical aspects of the theory at the expense of interpretation and popular treatments that explore issues of interpretation without the technical background necessary for fuller understanding in this textbook geared towards an undergraduate audience of physical science, mathematics, and engineering students. They present conceptual issues of interpretation in reference to actual contemporary experiments. For this new edition they have added discussion of experiments recently accessible to undergraduate laboratories and a new chapter on quantum information In quantum mechanics, quantum information is physical information that is held in the "state" of a quantum system. The most popular unit of quantum information is the qubit, a two-state quantum system. and quantum computation Computation is a general term for any type of information processing that can be represented mathematically. This includes phenomena ranging from simple calculations to human thinking. .
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