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The Resource Quantum Mechanics for Pedestrians 2 : Applications and Extensions, by Jochen Pade, (electronic resource)
Quantum Mechanics for Pedestrians 2 : Applications and Extensions, by Jochen Pade, (electronic resource)
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 This book, the second in a twovolume set, provides an introduction to the basics of (mainly) nonrelativistic quantum mechanics. While the first volume addresses the basic principles, this second volume discusses applications and extensions to more complex problems. In addition to topics dealt with in traditional quantum mechanics texts, such as symmetries or manybody problems, it also treats issues of current interest such as entanglement, Bell’s inequality, decoherence and various aspects of quantum information in detail. Furthermore, questions concerning the basis of quantum mechanics and epistemological issues which are relevant e.g. to the realism debate are discussed explicitly. A chapter on the interpretations of quantum mechanics rounds out the book. Readers are introduced to the requisite mathematical tools step by step. In the appendix, the most relevant mathematics is compiled in compact form, and more advanced topics such as the Lenz vector, Hardy’s experiment and Shor’s algorithm are treated in more detail. As an essential aid to learning and teaching, 130 exercises are included, most of them with solutions. This revised second edition is expanded by an introduction into some ideas and problems of relativistic quantum mechanics. In this second volume, an overview of quantum field theory is given and basic conceptions of quantum electrodynamics are treated in some detail. Originally written as a course for students of science education, the book addresses all those science students and others who are looking for a reasonably simple, fresh and modern introduction to the field
 Language
 eng
 Edition
 2nd ed. 2018.
 Extent
 XXIII, 586 p. 1381 illus., 53 illus. in color.
 Contents

 OneDimensional PiecewiseConstant Potentials
 Angular Momentum
 The Hydrogen Atom
 The Harmonic Oscillator
 Perturbation Theory
 Entanglement, EPR, Bell
 Symmetries and Conservation Laws
 The Density Operator
 Identical Particles
 Decoherence
 Scattering
 Quantum Information
 Is Quantum Mechanics Complete?
 Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
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 9783030004675
 Label
 Quantum Mechanics for Pedestrians 2 : Applications and Extensions
 Title
 Quantum Mechanics for Pedestrians 2
 Title remainder
 Applications and Extensions
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 by Jochen Pade
 Language
 eng
 Summary
 This book, the second in a twovolume set, provides an introduction to the basics of (mainly) nonrelativistic quantum mechanics. While the first volume addresses the basic principles, this second volume discusses applications and extensions to more complex problems. In addition to topics dealt with in traditional quantum mechanics texts, such as symmetries or manybody problems, it also treats issues of current interest such as entanglement, Bell’s inequality, decoherence and various aspects of quantum information in detail. Furthermore, questions concerning the basis of quantum mechanics and epistemological issues which are relevant e.g. to the realism debate are discussed explicitly. A chapter on the interpretations of quantum mechanics rounds out the book. Readers are introduced to the requisite mathematical tools step by step. In the appendix, the most relevant mathematics is compiled in compact form, and more advanced topics such as the Lenz vector, Hardy’s experiment and Shor’s algorithm are treated in more detail. As an essential aid to learning and teaching, 130 exercises are included, most of them with solutions. This revised second edition is expanded by an introduction into some ideas and problems of relativistic quantum mechanics. In this second volume, an overview of quantum field theory is given and basic conceptions of quantum electrodynamics are treated in some detail. Originally written as a course for students of science education, the book addresses all those science students and others who are looking for a reasonably simple, fresh and modern introduction to the field
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 Quantum Field Theories, String Theory
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 OneDimensional PiecewiseConstant Potentials  Angular Momentum  The Hydrogen Atom  The Harmonic Oscillator  Perturbation Theory  Entanglement, EPR, Bell  Symmetries and Conservation Laws  The Density Operator  Identical Particles  Decoherence  Scattering  Quantum Information  Is Quantum Mechanics Complete?  Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
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 2nd ed. 2018.
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 XXIII, 586 p. 1381 illus., 53 illus. in color.
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 Quantum Mechanics for Pedestrians 2 : Applications and Extensions, by Jochen Pade, (electronic resource)
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 online resource
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 OneDimensional PiecewiseConstant Potentials  Angular Momentum  The Hydrogen Atom  The Harmonic Oscillator  Perturbation Theory  Entanglement, EPR, Bell  Symmetries and Conservation Laws  The Density Operator  Identical Particles  Decoherence  Scattering  Quantum Information  Is Quantum Mechanics Complete?  Interpretations of Quantum Mechanics
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 unknown
 Edition
 2nd ed. 2018.
 Extent
 XXIII, 586 p. 1381 illus., 53 illus. in color.
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 multiple file formats
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 9783030004675
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 computer
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 rdamedia
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