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This Quantum World

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This Quantum World

Publisher: Wikibooks
Number of pages: 133

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This Quantum World is an introduction to the subject of quantum mechanics, following the historical development of the theory. Physics and mathematics required, not for the faint of heart. Contents: Atoms, Serious illnesses require drastic remedies, The Feynman route to Schrödinger, The Schrödinger equation: implications and applications, Entanglement: a preview.

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