A Primer on Quantum Mechanics and Its Interpretations

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A Primer on Quantum Mechanics and Its Interpretations

Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 55

All the concepts and principles necessary to understand quantum mechanics on an initial level are given in a form suitable for the non-expert. The concepts explained include visualizing the wave function, wave-particle duality, the implications of Schrodinger's cat, probability, the uncertainty principle, collapse of the wave function, and others.

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