Category: Quantum Theory

  • Introduction to the Statistical Physics of Integrable by Ladislav Šamaj,Zoltán Bajnok

    By Ladislav Šamaj,Zoltán Bajnok

    together with subject matters now not regularly lined in literature, akin to (1+1)-dimensional QFT and classical second Coulomb gases, this ebook considers quite a lot of types and demonstrates a few events to which they are often utilized. starting with a treatise of nonrelativistic 1D continuum Fermi and Bose quantum gases of exact spinless debris, the ebook describes the quantum inverse scattering process and the research of the comparable Yang–Baxter equation and integrable quantum Heisenberg types. It additionally discusses structures inside of condensed subject physics, the entire resolution of the sine-Gordon version and smooth tendencies within the thermodynamic Bethe ansatz. every one bankruptcy concludes with difficulties and recommendations to assist consolidate the reader's knowing of the speculation and its functions. uncomplicated wisdom of quantum mechanics and equilibrium statistical physics is believed, making this ebook appropriate for graduate scholars and researchers in statistical physics, quantum mechanics and mathematical and theoretical physics.
    Show description

  • Einführung in die Quanteninformatik: Quantenkryptografie, by Gilbert Brands

    By Gilbert Brands

    Ausgehend von der Theorie und den Protokollen der Quantenkryptografie werden in dem Band die Servicequalitäten vorgestellt, die angesichts der aktuellen technischen Möglichkeiten erreichbar sind. Unter Berücksichtigung wenig beachteter Gesichtspunkte der Kryptoanalyse diskutiert der Autor die erreichbare Sicherheit und untersucht die Möglichkeiten des Quantencomputing. Anhand praxisnaher Aufgaben können Leser ihr Wissen vertiefen und lernen, die Techniken kritisch zu bewerten. Mit Programmieranleitung für Simulationsversuche auf dem eigenen Rechner.
    Show description

  • Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker: Major Texts in Philosophy by Michael Drieschner

    By Michael Drieschner

    This booklet offers a set of texts by way of the German thinker and physicist Carl Friedrich von Weizsäcker (1912-2007), to be used in seminars on philosophy, generally epistemology and the philosophy of physics or foundations of quantum mechanics, but additionally for classes on German philosophy of the 20 th century or the philosophy of technological know-how. such a lot texts seem in English for the 1st time. Weizsäcker turned recognized via his works in physics, later changing into popular as a thinker and an analyst of latest tradition and politics. He labored intensively on tasks for the prevention of nuclear battle and for peace usually. – Texts approximately classical philosophy are incorporated in addition to on good judgment, at the philosophy of biology and at the philosophy of arithmetic, on “death” in addition to on “power”.
    Show description

  • Mathematical Methods of Many-Body Quantum Field Theory by Detlef Lehmann

    By Detlef Lehmann

    Mathematical tools of Many-Body Quantum box conception deals a entire, mathematically rigorous therapy of many-body physics. It develops the mathematical instruments for describing quantum many-body structures and applies them to the many-electron method. those instruments comprise the formalism of moment quantization, box theoretical perturbation concept, sensible critical tools, bosonic and fermionic, and estimation and summation options for Feynman diagrams. one of the actual results mentioned during this context are BCS superconductivity, s-wave and better l-wave, and the fractional quantum corridor impact. whereas the presentation is mathematically rigorous, the writer doesn't concentration exclusively on particular definitions and proofs, but in addition indicates the way to truly practice the computations.

    Presenting many fresh advances and clarifying tricky thoughts, this e-book presents the heritage, effects, and aspect had to extra discover the difficulty of while the traditional approximation schemes during this box really paintings and once they holiday down. even as, its transparent reasons and methodical, step by step calculations shed welcome mild at the proven physics literature.
    Show description

  • Quantum Dynamics: Applications in Biological and Materials by Eric R. Bittner

    By Eric R. Bittner

    Even notwithstanding time-dependent spectroscopic strategies proceed to push the frontier of chemical physics, they obtain scant point out in introductory classes and are poorly lined in general texts. Quantum Dynamics: functions in organic and fabrics platforms bridges the space among what's usually taught in a one-semester quantum chemistry direction and the fashionable box of chemical dynamics, proposing the quantum concept of cost and effort shipping in organic structures and optical-electronic fabrics from a dynamic perspective.


    Reviews the basics



    Taking a pedagogical strategy, the booklet starts off by way of reviewing the innovations of classical mechanics which are worthwhile for learning quantum mechanics. It discusses waves and wave services after which strikes directly to an exploration of semiclassical quantum mechanics tools, a huge a part of the improvement and usage of quantum theory.


    Time-independent and time-dependent perspectives



    The major concentration of the ebook is the bankruptcy on quantum dynamics, which starts with a quick overview of the sure states of a coupled two-level approach. this can be mentioned with a time-independent in addition to a time-dependent point of view. The booklet additionally explores what occurs whilst the two-level approach has an extra harmonic measure of freedom that the transitions among the 2 states.



    The e-book experiences other ways within which you will characterize the evolution of a quantum nation, explores the quantum density matrix, and examines the foundation for excitation power move among molecules. Later chapters describe the pi digital constitution of conjugated natural structures and talk about electron-phonon coupling in conjugated platforms and delivery and dynamics in prolonged systems.


    Includes Mathematica® downloads



    On an accompanying site, Mathematica® functions and codes may be downloaded to demonstrate the theoretical tools offered, and the publication deals abundant references for extra learn. The e-book and site mix to supply scholars with a transparent figuring out of the speculation and its purposes.


    Show description

  • Reading Bohr: Physics and Philosophy: 152 (Fundamental by Arkady Plotnitsky

    By Arkady Plotnitsky

    This e-book deals a brand new viewpoint on Niels Bohr's interpretation of quantum mechanics as complementarity, and at the relationships among physics and philosophy in Bohr's paintings. the significance of quantum box concept for Bohr's pondering has no longer been properly addressed within the literature on Bohr. This ebook offers explanation of Bohr's writings (which frequently pose difficulties of reading), and an research of the function of quantum box idea in Bohr's thinking.

    Show description

  • Quantum Systems, Channels, Information (De Gruyter Studies by Alexander S. Holevo

    By Alexander S. Holevo

    the topic of this ebook is speculation of quantum approach provided from info technological know-how point of view. The primary position is performed through the concept that of quantum channel and its entropic and knowledge features. Quantum info idea supplies a key to realizing elusive phenomena of quantum international and offers a historical past for improvement of experimental strategies that permit measuring and manipulation of person quantum structures. this can be vital for the recent effective purposes reminiscent of quantum computing, verbal exchange and cryptography. learn within the box of quantum informatics, together with quantum info concept, is in development in top medical facilities during the international. This publication provides an obtainable, albeit mathematically rigorous and self-contained advent to quantum details thought, ranging from fundamental constructions and resulting in primary effects and to exiting open problems.
    Show description

  • Field Quantization by Walter Greiner,Joachim Reinhardt,D.A. Bromley

    By Walter Greiner,Joachim Reinhardt,D.A. Bromley

    Theoretical physics has turn into a many-faceted technology. For the younger stu­ dent it truly is tough adequate to deal with the overpowering quantity of recent clinical fabric that needs to be discovered, not to mention receive an summary of the full box, which levels from mechanics via electrodynamics, quantum mechanics, box idea, nuclear and heavy-ion technological know-how, statistical mechanics, thermodynamics, and solid-state idea to elementary-particle physics. And this data could be received in exactly 8-10 semesters, within which, moreover, a degree or Master's thesis needs to be labored on or examinations ready for. All this is often accomplished provided that the collage lecturers support to introduce the coed to the hot disciplines as early on as attainable, to be able to create curiosity and pleasure that during flip let out crucial new strength. on the Johann Wolfgang Goethe college in Frankfurt we for this reason con­ entrance the coed with theoretical physics instantly, within the first semester. Theoretical Mechanics I and II, Electrodynamics, and Quantum Mechanics I - An creation are the fundamental classes throughout the first years. those lectures are supplemented with many mathematical causes and masses help fabric. After the fourth semester of stories, graduate paintings starts off, and Quantum Mechanics II - Symmetries, Statistical Mechanics and Ther­ modynamics, Relativistic Quantum Mechanics, Quantum Electrodynamics, the Gauge idea of vulnerable Interactions, and Quantum Chromo dynamics are obligatory.
    Show description

  • Quantum Philosophy: Understanding and Interpreting by Roland Omnès,Arturo Sangalli

    By Roland Omnès,Arturo Sangalli

    In this magisterial paintings, Roland Omnès takes us from the academies of historical Greece to the laboratories of contemporary technology as he seeks to do at the very least rebuild the principles of the philosophy of information. one of many world's prime quantum physicists, Omnès studies the heritage and up to date improvement of arithmetic, good judgment, and the actual sciences to teach that present paintings in quantum concept bargains new solutions to questions that experience questioned philosophers for hundreds of years: Is the area finally intelligible? Are all occasions brought on? Do items have definitive destinations? Omnès addresses those profound questions with lively arguments and transparent, colourful writing, aiming not only to enhance scholarship yet to enlighten readers without historical past in technology or philosophy.


    The publication opens with an insightful and sweeping account of the most advancements in technological know-how and the philosophy of information from the pre-Socratic period to the 19th century. Omnès then lines the emergence in sleek considered a fracture among our intuitive, common sense perspectives of the area and the summary and--for such a lot people--incomprehensible international portrayed via complicated physics, math, and good judgment. He argues that the fracture seemed as the insights of Einstein and Bohr, the logical advances of Frege, Russell, and Gödel, and the mandatory arithmetic of infinity of Cantor and Hilbert can't be absolutely expressed via phrases or photos purely. Quantum mechanics performed an enormous function during this improvement, because it looked as if it would undermine intuitive notions of intelligibility, locality, and causality. although, Omnès argues that good judgment and quantum mechanics are usually not as incompatible as many have suggestion. actually, he makes the provocative argument that the "consistent-histories" method of quantum mechanics, constructed over the last fifteen years, locations logic (slightly reappraised and circumscribed) on a company clinical and philosophical footing for the 1st time. In doing so, it offers what philosophers have sought in the course of the a long time: a yes beginning for human knowledge.



    Quantum Philosophy is a profound paintings of latest technological know-how and philosophy and an eloquent historical past of the lengthy fight to appreciate the character of the area and of data itself.

    Show description