Indistinguishable Classical Particles by Alexander BachIndistinguishable Classical Particles by Alexander Bach

Indistinguishable Classical Particles

byAlexander Bach

Paperback | November 13, 2013

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In this book the concept of indistinguishability is defined for identical particles by the symmetry of the state. It applies, therefore, to both the classical and the quantum framework. The author describes symmetric statistical operators and classifies these by means of extreme points. For the description of infinitely extendible interchangeable random variables de Finetti's theorem is derived and generalizations covering the Poisson limit and the central limit are presented. A characterization and interpretation of the integral representations of classical photon states in quantum optics are derived in abelian subalgebras. Unextendible indistinguishable particles are analyzed in the context of nonclassical photon states. The book addresses mathematical physicists and philosophers of science.
Title:Indistinguishable Classical ParticlesFormat:PaperbackDimensions:160 pagesPublished:November 13, 2013Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3662141655

ISBN - 13:9783662141656

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Table of Contents

Indistinguishable Quantum Particles.- Indistinguishable Classical Particles.- De Finetti's Theorem.- Historical and Conceptual Remarks.