Quantum Physics In The Nanoworld: Schrodinger's Cat And The Dwarfs by Hans LüthQuantum Physics In The Nanoworld: Schrodinger's Cat And The Dwarfs by Hans Lüth

Quantum Physics In The Nanoworld: Schrodinger's Cat And The Dwarfs

byHans Lüth

Hardcover | October 23, 2012

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The book deals with all essential aspects of non-relativistic quantum physics up to the quantization of fields. In contrast to common textbooks of quantum mechanics, modern experiments are described both for the purpose of foundation of the theory and in relation to recent applications. In this respect applications to nano-electronics as well as the realization of quantum-bits are presented and discussed. Furthermore, links are made to other important research fields and applications, such as elementary particle physics, solid state physics and nuclear magnetic resonance tomography in medicine. Even though the representation of the topics is largely performed in terms of Dirac´s bra-ket notation and by use of commutator algebra, the concrete description of the physical basis and the corresponding theoretical concepts are emphasized. Because of little requirement of complex mathematics, the book is suitable as an introduction into quantum physics, not only for physicists but also for chemists, biologists, engineers, computer scientists and even for philosophers as far as they are interested in natural philosophy and epistomology.
Hans Lüth was born in Aachen, Germany, in 1940. He received the diploma in physics in 1965 and the doctoral degree (PhD) in physics in 1968, both from the Aachen University of Technology (RWTH). Between 1974 and 1986 he held several guest scientist and visiting professor positions at the IBM Thomas J. Watson Research Centre (USA), the ...
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Title:Quantum Physics In The Nanoworld: Schrodinger's Cat And The DwarfsFormat:HardcoverDimensions:466 pages, 23.5 × 15.5 × 0.01 inPublished:October 23, 2012Publisher:Springer-Verlag/Sci-Tech/TradeLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:3642312373

ISBN - 13:9783642312373

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Table of Contents

Some Fundamental Experiments.- Particle-Wave Duality.- Quantum States in Hilbert Space.- Angular Momentum, Spin and Particle Categories.- Approximate Solutions for Important Model Systems.- Superposition, Entanglement and other Oddities.- Fields and Quanta.