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A Short Introduction to the Quantum Formalism

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A Short Introduction to the Quantum Formalism
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Publisher: arXiv
Number of pages: 108

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These notes present an introductory, but hopefully coherent, view of the main formalizations of quantum mechanics, of their interrelations and of their common physical underpinnings: causality, reversibility and locality/separability.

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