The Quantum Challenge: Modern Research On The Foundations Of Quantum Mechanics / Edition 2

The Quantum Challenge: Modern Research On The Foundations Of Quantum Mechanics / Edition 2

by George Greenstein, Arthur G. Zajonc
     
 

ISBN-10: 076372470X

ISBN-13: 9780763724702

Pub. Date: 07/28/2005

Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning

The Quantum Challenge, Second Edition, is an engaging and thorough treatment of the extraordinary phenomena of quantum mechanics and of the enormous challenge they present to our conception of the physical world. Traditionally, the thrill of grappling with such issues is reserved for practicing scientists, while physical science, mathematics, and engineering students…  See more details below

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The Quantum Challenge, Second Edition, is an engaging and thorough treatment of the extraordinary phenomena of quantum mechanics and of the enormous challenge they present to our conception of the physical world. Traditionally, the thrill of grappling with such issues is reserved for practicing scientists, while physical science, mathematics, and engineering students are often isolated from these inspiring questions. This book was written to remove this isolation.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780763724702
Publisher:
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Publication date:
07/28/2005
Edition description:
2E
Pages:
296
Product dimensions:
0.67(w) x 7.50(h) x 9.25(d)

Table of Contents

1Matter waves1
2Photons23
3The uncertainty principle45
4Complementarity91
5The EPR paradox and Bell's theorem123
6Testing Bell's inequalities : entangled states149
7Schrodinger's cat185
8Measurement215
9Quantum information and computation245
AppA bibliography of experiments for the undergraduate laboratory281

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