Category: Quantum Theory

  • The Quantum Exodus: Jewish Fugitives, the Atomic Bomb, and by Gordon Fraser

    By Gordon Fraser

    It was once no twist of fate that the Holocaust and the Atomic Bomb occurred whilst. whilst the Nazis got here into energy in 1933, their preliminary aim was once to not dispose of Jews. quite, their objective used to be to refine German tradition: Jewish professors and academics at fantastic universities have been sacked. Atomic technology had attracted loads of Jewish expertise, and as Albert Einstein and different quantum exiles scattered, they learned that they held the foremost to a weapon of unimaginable
    power. confident that their gentile opposite numbers in Germany had come to a similar end, and having witnessed what the Nazis have been ready to do, the exiles have been afraid. they'd to get to the Atomic Bomb first. The Nazis in the meantime had bought a extra urgent goal: their persecution of the Jews
    had advanced into extermination. dreadful tasks - the Bomb and the Holocaust - grew to become locked a grisly race.
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  • Quantenmechanik: Ein Grundkurs über nichtrelativistische by Norbert Straumann

    By Norbert Straumann

    Das vorliegende Lehrbuch enthält den mehrfach überarbeiteten nichtrelativistischen Teil einer zweisemestrigen Vorlesung über Quantenmechanik, welche der Autor im Laufe der Zeit oft gehalten hat.
    Die begrifflichen und mathematischen Grundlagen der Quantenmechanik werden darin klar und gründlich entwickelt. Aber auch die Reichhaltigkeit ihrer Anwendungen wird an zahlreichen Beispielen aus der Atom-, Molekül- und Kernphysik vorgeführt. Dabei kommen auch gruppentheoretische Methoden, welche im Haupttext sowie in Anhängen detailliert entwickelt werden, besonders stark zum Zuge. Interessante Übungsaufgaben ergänzen den textual content. Ausführliche Lösungen sind in dieser Auflage hinzugekommen.
    Der Band wird mit einem historischen Prolog über die frühen Arbeiten von Planck und Einstein eröffnet. In einem Epilog werden schließlich die Grundlagen- und Interpretationsfragen nochmals vertieft aufgenommen. Dabei kommen auch neue Entwicklungen zur Sprache.
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  • A Personal Journey into the Quantum World : God’s Silent by Jean Paul Corriveau

    By Jean Paul Corriveau

    “Jean Paul Corriveau’s a private trip into the Quantum international is an bold exam of a couple of medical principles. The booklet is clever and good written and a prodigious accomplishment.”—BlueInk Review“Through a précis of simple physics and quantum physics, Jean Paul Corriveau’s a private trip into the Quantum international offers his personal unified conception. a few of the rules he offers are unique and exciting.”—Clarion Review“Equal elements physics and philosophy, Corriveau’s textual content goals at demystifying the theories of quantum fact and relativity. It makes for a diversified and relaxing learn that might most likely impress a lot notion and dialogue and enjoyment readers.”—Kirkus Review
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  • Principles of Discrete Time Mechanics (Cambridge Monographs by George Jaroszkiewicz

    By George Jaroszkiewicz

    might time be discrete on a few unimaginably small scale? Exploring the belief extensive, this designated creation to discrete time mechanics systematically builds the speculation up from scratch, starting with the ancient, actual and mathematical historical past to the chronon speculation. protecting classical and quantum discrete time mechanics, this e-book offers all of the instruments had to formulate and enhance functions of discrete time mechanics in a few parts, together with spreadsheet mechanics, classical and quantum check in mechanics, and classical and quantum mechanics and box theories. A constant emphasis on contextuality and the observer-system courting is maintained throughout.
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  • Quantum Mechanics for Scientists and Engineers by David A. B. Miller

    By David A. B. Miller

    if you would like a publication that relates the middle ideas of quantum mechanics to fashionable purposes in engineering, physics, and nanotechnology, this is often it. scholars will delight in the book's utilized emphasis, which illustrates theoretical suggestions with examples of nanostructured fabrics, optics, and semiconductor units. the numerous labored examples and greater than a hundred and sixty homework difficulties support scholars to challenge remedy and to perform purposes of idea. with out assuming a previous wisdom of high-level physics or classical mechanics, the textual content introduces Schrodinger's equation, operators, and approximation tools. platforms, together with the hydrogen atom and crystalline fabrics, are analyzed intimately. extra complicated matters, similar to density matrices, quantum optics, and quantum info, also are lined. functional functions and algorithms for the computational research of easy constructions make this a great creation to quantum mechanics for college students of engineering, physics, nanotechnology, and different disciplines.
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  • Quantenmechanik: Eine Einführung (Pearson Studium - Physik) by David J. Griffiths

    By David J. Griffiths

    Neben der Elektrodynamik ist die Quantenmechanik der wichtigste Pfeiler in der Physik. Viele grundlegende Bücher versuchen sich an diesem Thema, werden aber in der Beschreibung und Zugangsweise demselben aber nicht immer gerecht. Es geht um die Fragen, wie wendet guy die Quantenmechanik an und wie geht guy mit den Problemematiken der Quantenmechanik um. Dieses in der internationalen Lehre fest etablierte Buch bietet Studenten genau diese moderne und nachvollziehbare Einführung in die modernen quantenmechanischen Konzepte und deren Verwendung für das 21. Jahrhundert. Neben der Elektrodynamik vom gleichen Autor schließt dieses Buch die große thematische Lücke in der Quantenmechanik im deutschen Lehrbuchbereich.
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  • Foundations of Relational Realism: A Topological Approach to by Michael Epperson,Elias Zafiris

    By Michael Epperson,Elias Zafiris

    If there's a relevant conceptual framework that has reliably borne the burden of contemporary physics because it ascends into the 21st century, it's the framework of quantum mechanics. as a result of its enduring balance in experimental program, physics has this day reached heights that not just encourage ask yourself, yet arguably exceed the boundaries of intuitive imaginative and prescient, if no longer intuitive comprehension. for plenty of physicists and philosophers, although, the presently trendy tendency towards unique interpretation of the theoretical formalism is well-known no longer as a mark of ascent for the tower of physics, yet particularly a trademark of sway--one that has to be dampened instead of inspired if functional growth is to proceed.

    In this particular two-part quantity, designed to be understandable to either experts and non-specialists,
    the authors chart out a pathway ahead by way of opting for the crucial deficiency in so much interpretations of quantum mechanics, and certainly, in smooth philosophy extra usually: that during the traditional, metrical depiction of extension, inherited from the Enlightenment, gadgets are characterised as basic to relations--i.e., such that relatives presuppose items yet gadgets don't presuppose family. The authors, against this, argue that during quantum mechanics actual extensiveness essentially includes not just kinfolk of gadgets, but additionally kin of family. during this method, quantum mechanics exemplifies an idea of intensive connection that it really is essentially topological instead of metrical, and hence calls for a logico-mathematical framework grounded in class concept instead of set theory.

    By this thesis, the elemental quanta of quantum physics are adequately outlined as devices of logico-physical relation rather than only devices of actual relata as is the present conference. gadgets are consistently understood as relata, and also relatives are constantly understood objectively. items and relatives are therefore coherently outlined as at the same time implicative. the normal idea of a historical past as 'a tale approximately primary items' is thereby reversed, such that the classical 'objects' turn into the tale wherein we comprehend actual structures which are essentially histories of quantum events.

    These are only some of the novel serious claims explored during this volume--claims whose exemplification in quantum mechanics will, the authors argue, serve extra greatly as foundational rules for the philosophy of nature because it evolves in the course of the 21
    st century and past.
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  • Nano-Physics and Bio-Electronics: A New Odyssey by T. Chakraborty,F. Peeters,U. Sivan

    By T. Chakraborty,F. Peeters,U. Sivan

    This booklet is a set of a few of the invited talks offered on the overseas assembly held on the Max Planck Institut fuer Physik Komplexer Systeme, Dresden, Germany in the course of August 6-30, 2001, at the quickly constructing box of nanoscale technological know-how in technological know-how and bio-electronics Semiconductor physics has skilled unparalleled advancements over the second one half the 20th century. The exponential development in microelectronic processing strength and the dimensions of dynamic memorie has been accomplished by way of major downscaling of the minimal characteristic dimension. Smaller characteristic sizes bring about elevated useful density, quicker pace, and reduce expenditures. during this strategy one is attaining the boundaries the place quantum results and fluctuations are starting to play an immense function. This e-book displays the achievements of the current occasions and destiny instructions of study on nanoscopic dimensions.
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  • A First Course in Loop Quantum Gravity by Rodolfo Gambini,Jorge Pullin

    By Rodolfo Gambini,Jorge Pullin

    This publication presents an obtainable advent to loop quantum gravity and a few of its purposes, at a degree compatible for undergraduate scholars and others with just a minimum wisdom of school point physics. specifically it isn't assumed that the reader knows basic relativity and simply minimally conversant in quantum mechanics and Hamiltonian mechanics. so much chapters finish with difficulties that complicated at the textual content, and relief studying. functions such
    as loop quantum cosmology, black gap entropy and spin foams are in brief coated. The textual content is excellent for an undergraduate direction within the senior yr of a physics significant. it could even be used to introduce undergraduates to basic relativity and quantum box concept as a part of a 'special topics'
    type of course.
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  • Modeling of Gas-to-Particle Mass Transfer in Turbulent Flows by Sean C. Garrick,Michael Bühlmann

    By Sean C. Garrick,Michael Bühlmann

    This short makes a speciality of the dispersion of high-porosity debris, their entrainment into the vapor-laden circulation, and the condensation of vapor onto the debris. The authors start with a simple/static challenge, targeting shipping in the particle. They move directly to reflect on the high-resolution simulation of debris in a turbulent movement and the time-dependent evolution of the fluid-particle fields. eventually, they study the extra computationally-affordable large-eddy simulation of gas-to-particle mass-transfer. The e-book ends with a precis and demanding situations in addition to instructions for the area.
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