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Author Allday, Jonathan.
Title Quantum reality : theory and philosophy / Jonathan Allday.
Imprint Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2009.
Book Jacket
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 Main Collection  QC174.12 .A45 2009    AVAILABLE


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Call # QC174.12 .A45 2009
Phys. Description xxix, 558 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Note "A Taylor & Francis book."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (p. 545) and index.
Contents Our first quantum object : light -- Another interference experiment -- Particles -- Quantum states -- Amplitudes -- Measurement -- The complex plane -- Interference -- The free particle -- Identical particles -- Scattering identical bosons -- Matrix operators -- Spin -- Fermion states -- Wave functions -- Uncertainty -- Heisenberg's Equation -- Genealogy -- Planck and Einstein -- Niels Bohr -- Werner Heisenberg -- Erwin Schrödinger -- Paul Dirac -- Conclusions -- Applications of quantum theory -- Entanglement -- The density operator -- Interpretations -- The Copenhagen interpretation -- The many worlds interpretation -- Other interpretations -- Quantum field theory -- Personal conclusions.
Subject Quantum theory.
Quantum theory -- Philosophy.
ISBN 9781584887034 (alk. paper)
1584887036 (alk. paper)