Introduction to Quantum Theory

Hardcover | July 7, 2008

byHarry Paul

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Providing a deeper understanding of the microscopic world through quantum theory, this supplementary text covers a wider range of topics than conventional textbooks. Emphasis is given to modern achievements such as entanglement, quantum teleportation, and Bose-Einstein condensation. Macroscopic quantum effects of practical relevance, for example superconductivity and the quantum Hall effect, are also described. The author discusses the exciting prospects for quantum computing in the future.

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Providing a deeper understanding of the microscopic world through quantum theory, this supplementary text covers a wider range of topics than conventional textbooks. Emphasis is given to modern achievements such as entanglement, quantum teleportation, and Bose-Einstein condensation. Macroscopic quantum effects of practical relevance, for example superconductivity and the quantum Hall effect, are a...

Format:HardcoverDimensions:182 pages, 9.72 × 6.85 × 0.59 inPublished:July 7, 2008Publisher:Cambridge University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0521876931

ISBN - 13:9780521876933

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Table of Contents

Preface; 1. Unexpected findings; 2. Quantum states; 3. Measurement; 4. Correlations; 5. Philosophy; 6. Interaction; 7. Conservation laws; 8. Spin and statistics; 9. Macroscopic quantum effects; 10. Quantum computing; References; Index.