Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes: Niels Bohr and the Construction of a New Physicsby Sandro Petruccioli
Pub. Date: 09/28/2006
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
This book reexamines the birth of quantum mechanics, in particular examining the development of crucial and original insights of Bohr. In particular, it gives a detailed study of the development and the interpretation given to Bohr's Principle of Correspondence. It also describes the role that this principle played in guiding Bohr's research over the critical period from 1920 to 1927.
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Table of ContentsIntroduction; 1. The paradigm of complementarity; 2. Atomic model and quantum hypotheses; 3. The principle of correspondence; 4. The theory of virtual oscillators; 5. The conceptual foundation of quantum mechanics; 6. The Bohr–Einstein confrontation: phenomena and physical reality; General bibliography; Name index; General index.
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