3 edition of Quantum Theory (Springer Undergraduate Mathematics) found in the catalog.
Quantum Theory (Springer Undergraduate Mathematics)
December 30, 2006 by Springer-Verlag .
Written in English
|Contributions||Keith Bowden (Editor), David Robson (Editor)|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||250|
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Dawkins’s book was the first time that someone tried to make the theory very mathematical, and explain it fully, and tried to make predictions based on it.
He’s saying, how far can I go down in terms of simplicity, and try to explain everything in the biological world just in. Quantum Theory book. Read 13 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. This superb text by David Bohm, formerly Princeton University and Em /5.
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I personally suggest, Ashok Das, Ryder, and Mandel & Shaw. This superb text by David Bohm, formerly Princeton University and Emeritus Professor of Theoretical Physics at Birkbeck College, University of London, provides a formulation of the quantum theory in terms of qualitative and imaginative concepts that have evolved outside and beyond classical theory.
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Inphysicist Max Planck presented his quantum theory to the German Physical Society. Planck had sought to discover the reason that radiation from a glowing body changes in color from red, to orange, and, finally, to blue as its temperature rises.
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The rules as they apply to us don't apply to the tiny particles that quantum theory deals with. However, it was a breakthrough that led physicists to discover more about the world of physics and to understand our own world better, starting from the tiny particles of matter that are its.
Quantum Theory of Optical Coherence: Selected Papers and Lectures. Author(s): Roy J. Glauber; this book describes the fundamental ideas of modern quantum optics and photonics in a tutorial style.
It is thus not only intended as a reference for researchers in the field, but also to give graduate students an insight into the basic theories of. It covers a bit more of the "Old Quantum Theory" period (between the Bohr model of hydrogen in and full QM in ) than usual, and does a.
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The first, wave mechanics, was a mathematically accessible theory based on Louis de Broglie's idea that matter can behave as waves just as electromagnetic waves can behave as particles. Evan Reed - Materials Computation and Theory Group, Stanford University 'This is a wonderful book clearly explaining essential concepts of the quantum theory of materials.
It should become a classic text in this field.' Marvin Cohen - University of California, BerkeleyCited by: 1. Quantum mechanics is the most revolutionary scientific theory to appear in the past years.
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Lecture Notes in Quantum Mechanics by Doron Cohen. This book covers the following topics: The classical description of a particle, Hilbert space formalism, Group theory, Lie algebra, The Green function approach, The evolution operator, Scattering theory, Quantum. This advanced undergraduate-level text provides a formulation of the quantum theory in terms of qualitative and imaginative concepts outside classical theory.
A broad range of specific applications follows, worked out in considerable mathematical detail. Also included: an examination of the relationship between quantum and classical concepts.
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Since it was first revealed, Quantum Field Theory in a Nutshell has shortly established itself as probably the most accessible and complete introduction to this profound and deeply fascinating space of theoretical physics.
in this book. Quantum ﬁeld theory has a reputation as a subject that is hard to learn. The problem, I think, is not so much that its basic ingredients are unusually diﬃcult to master (indeed, the conceptual shift needed to go from quantum mechanics to quantum ﬁeld theory is not nearly as severe.
An Introduction to Quantum Field Theory is a textbook intended for the graduate physics course covering relativistic quantum mechanics, quantum electrodynamics, and Feynman diagrams. The authors make these subjects accessible through carefully worked examples illustrating the technical aspects of the subject, and intuitive explanations of what is going on behind the mathematics.4/5(10).
The exercises at the end of each chapter make the book especially valuable.” (A. Winterhof, Internationale Mathematischen Nachrichten, Issue) “There are a few textbooks on quantum theory for mathematicians who are alien to the physical culture Brand: Springer-Verlag New York.
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We have tried to convey to students that it is the use of probability amplitudes rather than probabilities that makes quantum mechanics the extraordinary. Sean Carroll’s new book argues quantum physics leads to many worlds this view of quantum theory insists, additional universes are instantly created.
Toward the end of the book, the. The book is aimed at students of Chemistry and Physics, but it is not a textbook per se, but rather an adjunct to a quantum theory text. This book is about the meaning of quantum theory, rather than about solving specific quantum problems. It focuses on the implications of the various interpretations of quantum theory.5/5(5).
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the silly blog post that launched my book. Quantum Theory of Materials by Efthimios Kaxiras. This accessible new text introduces the theoretical concepts and tools essential for graduate-level courses on the physics of materials in condensed matter physics, physical chemistry, materials science and engineering, and chemical engineering.
After reading this book, if you're interested in a more mathematical treatment, I would recommend the R.I.G. Hughes book, The Structure and Interpretation of Quantum Theory.
It uses a little calculus, but mostly sticks to presenting the mathematics of quantum linear algebra, vector spaces, tensors, and matrix theory as developed by David Cited by: The text also covers the quantum theory of relaxation process when a quantum system approaches an equilibrium state, and explains the role of the relaxation process in quantum electronics.
The book then presents the possible quantum effects in ordinary electronics at very high frequencies and low temperature conditions. David Bohm, Quantum Mechanics and Enlightenment. Bohm began questioning the Copenhagen interpretation in the late s while writing a book on quantum mechanics.
Non-Quantum Theory of. Classical measure theory however needed modification and extension so as to be made suitable as a framework for quantum probability.
As a consequence, noncommutative measure theory also called quantum measure theory evolved, which is essentially based. This modern text combines fundamental principles with advanced topics and recent techniques in a rigorous and self-contained treatment of quantum field ing with a review of basic principles, starting with quantum mechanics and special relativity, students can refresh their knowledge of elementary aspects of quantum field theory and perturbative calculations in the Standard Model.
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The next chapter applies the quantum theory of observation to a few simple examples (the Mach-Zehnder interferometer, the CNOT and SWAP gates). Chapter 4 is the most important of the book because quantum entanglement is fundamental to explain the reality of observations.
However, quantum field theory is too important, too beautiful, and too engaging to be restricted to the professionals. This book on quantum field theory is designed to be different.
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Within quantum theory it makes perfect sense to combine the numbers of curves of all degrees into a single elegant function. Assembled in this way, it has a straightforward physical interpretation. It can be seen as a probability amplitude for a string propagating in the Calabi–Yau space, where the sum-over-histories principle has been applied.