The Physical Basis of The Direction of Time / Edition 5

The Physical Basis of The Direction of Time / Edition 5

by H. Dieter Zeh
     
 

ISBN-10: 3540680004

ISBN-13: 9783540680000

Pub. Date: 04/24/2007

Publisher: Springer Berlin Heidelberg

This thoroughly revised 5th edition of Zeh's classic text investigates irreversible phenomena and their foundation in classical, quantum and cosmological settings. It includes new sections on the meaning of probabilities in a cosmological context, irreversible aspects of quantum computers, and various consequences of the expansion of the Universe. In particular,

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Overview

This thoroughly revised 5th edition of Zeh's classic text investigates irreversible phenomena and their foundation in classical, quantum and cosmological settings. It includes new sections on the meaning of probabilities in a cosmological context, irreversible aspects of quantum computers, and various consequences of the expansion of the Universe. In particular, the book offers an analysis of the physical concept of time.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9783540680000
Publisher:
Springer Berlin Heidelberg
Publication date:
04/24/2007
Series:
Frontiers Collection Series
Edition description:
5th ed. 2007
Pages:
233
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.03(d)

Table of Contents

The Physical Concept of Time.- The Time Arrow of Radiation.- The Thermodynamical Arrow of Time.- The Quantum Mechanical Arrow of Time.- The Time Arrow of Spacetime Geometry.- The Time Arrow in Quantum Cosmology.- Epilog.

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