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Quantum theory and beyond

Quantum theory and beyond

essays and discussions arising from a colloquium, edited by Ted Bastin.

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Published by University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quantum theory

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    ContributionsBastin, Ted, ed.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationviii, 345 p. illus. ;
    Number of Pages345
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19685262M

      Such exploration of what lies beyond quantum mechanics is not just academic doodling, for it’s possible — indeed, likely — that quantum mechanics is itself just an approximation of a deeper theory. That theory might emerge, as quantum theory did from classical physics, from violations in quantum theory that appear if we push it hard enough. 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.

    But not so long ago, the scientist turned his attention to physics, quantum mechanics and astrophysics. This explosive mixture has given birth to the new theory of biocentrism, which the professor has been preaching ever since.. The theory implies that death simply does not exist. It is an illusion which arises in the minds of people. It exists because people identify themselves with their body. An exhilarating tour of the contemporary quantum landscape, Beyond Weird is a book about what quantum physics really means—and what it doesn’t. Science writer Philip Ball offers an up-to-date, accessible account of the quest to come to grips with the most fundamental theory of physical reality, and to explain how its counterintuitive.

    ISBN: X OCLC Number: Description: viii, pages: illustrations ; 23 cm: Contents: The function of the colloquium --The conceptual problem of quantum theory from the experimentalist's point of view / O.R. Frisch --The Copenhagen interpretation / C.F. von Weizsäcker --On Bohr's views concerning the quantum theory / D. Bohm --Quantal observation in statistical. In Quantum Physics: What Everyone Needs to Know, quantum physicist Michael G. Raymer distills the basic principles of such an abstract field, and addresses the many ways quantum physics is a key factor in today's science and book tackles questions as broad as the meaning of quantum entanglement and as specific and timely as why governments worldwide are spending billions of .


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