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Book cover: The Cellular Automaton Interpretation of Quantum MechanicsThe Cellular Automaton Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics
by - Springer ,
This book presents the deterministic view of quantum mechanics developed by Gerard 't Hooft. 't Hooft has revived the old hidden variable ideas, but now in a much more systematic way. Quantum mechanics is viewed as a tool rather than a theory.
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Book cover: NetWorld!: What People are Really Doing on the InternetNetWorld!: What People are Really Doing on the Internet
by - Prima Communications ,
The Net is revolutionizing the way millions of people work, learn, fall in love, create art, do business, make friends, and entertain themselves. Rothman explores this new electronic meeting place, as well as the controversy that threatens it ...
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Book cover: Lectures on the Quantum Hall EffectLectures on the Quantum Hall Effect
by - University of Cambridge ,
These lectures describe the basic theoretical structures underlying the quantum Hall effect. The focus is on the interplay between microscopic wavefunctions, long-distance effective Chern-Simons theories, and the modes which live on the boundary.
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Book cover: Realism-Completeness-Universality interpretation of quantum mechanicsRealism-Completeness-Universality interpretation of quantum mechanics
by - arXiv ,
The book gives a consequent and mathematical formulation to the interpretation of quantum mechanics that is often met among practical physicists. The book ought to be accessible to students that finished the standard course of quantum mechanics.
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Book cover: A Strict Epistemic Approach to PhysicsA Strict Epistemic Approach to Physics
by - arXiv ,
Here, we derive the formalism of QM from well-motivated epistemic principles. A key assumption is that in a proper physical theory, the introduction of entities or distinctions that are unknowable in principle is in conflict with the theory.
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Book cover: Selected Topics in Applications of Quantum MechanicsSelected Topics in Applications of Quantum Mechanics
by - InTech ,
This book covers some of the applications of quantum mechanics in nuclear physics, medical science, information technology, atomic physics and material science, as well as selected topics of quantum mechanics through different bases and ideas ...
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Book cover: Quantum Mechanics - Lecture NotesQuantum Mechanics - Lecture Notes
by - Technion ,
Contents: Hamilton's Formalism of Classical Physics; State Vectors and Operators; The Position and Momentum Observables; Quantum Dynamics; The Harmonic Oscillator; Angular Momentum; Central Potential; Density Operator; Perturbation Theory; etc.
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Book cover: Introduction to Computational Quantum MechanicsIntroduction to Computational Quantum Mechanics
by - arXiv ,
This document is aimed at advanced students of physics who are familiar with the concepts and notations of quantum mechanics. It tries to bridge the gap between simple analytic calculations and complicated large-scale computations.
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Book cover: Manifesting the Quantum WorldManifesting the Quantum World
by - arXiv ,
In resisting attempts to explain the unity of a whole in terms of a multiplicity of interacting parts, quantum mechanics calls for an explanatory concept that proceeds in the opposite direction: from unity to multiplicity ...
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Book cover: Circuit QEDCircuit QED
by - arXiv ,
These notes aim to provide a non-expert introduction to the field of circuit QED, to give a basic appreciation of the promise and challenges of the field, along with a number of key concepts that will be useful for the reader who is new to the field.
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Book cover: Quantum Models of Classical WorldQuantum Models of Classical World
by - arXiv ,
This paper is a review of our recent work on three problems of non-relativistic quantum mechanics: realist interpretation, quantum theory of classical properties and the problem of quantum measurement. A considerable progress has been achieved...
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Book cover: Nonequilibrium Relativistic Quantum Many-Body TheoryNonequilibrium Relativistic Quantum Many-Body Theory
by - Frankfurt Institute of Advanced Studies ,
The following manuscript aims at an introduction to modern methods in relativistic quantum many-body theory. We introduce many-body techniques, using relativistic quantum field theory, emphasizing the so-called real-time formulation.
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Book cover: Time in Quantum MechanicsTime in Quantum Mechanics
by - arXiv ,
The failure of conventional quantum theory to recognize time as an observable and to admit time operators is addressed. We emphasize the role of the Hamiltonian as the generator of translations in time to construct time states.
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Book cover: Advanced Quantum MechanicsAdvanced Quantum Mechanics
by - arXiv ,
Lecture notes by Professor F. J. Dyson for a course in Relativistic Quantum Mechanics given at Cornell University in the Fall of 1951 for the students who had courses in classical mechanics, electrodynamics and non-relativistic quantum theory.
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Book cover: Advances in Quantum MechanicsAdvances in Quantum Mechanics
by - InTech ,
The development of quantum mechanics has taken physics in a vastly new direction from that of classical physics from the very start. In fact, there continue at present to be many developments in the subject of a very fundamental nature...
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Book cover: Quantum MechanicsQuantum Mechanics
by - Utah State University ,
This text will survey the foundations of quantum mechanics, basic techniques for its application to the real world, and a number of standard examples. It is assumed that you have already had a previous undergraduate course in quantum mechanics.
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Book cover: Quantum Mechanics RevisitedQuantum Mechanics Revisited
by - arXiv ,
From a general study of the relations between models, meaning the set of variables with their mathematical properties, and the measures they represent, a new formalism is developed, which covers the scope of Quantum Mechanics.
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Book cover: Quantum mechanics of many-particle systems: atoms, molecules - and moreQuantum mechanics of many-particle systems: atoms, molecules - and more
by - Learning Development Institute ,
Quantum mechanics of many-particle systems. Contents: The problem - and how to deal with it; Some two-electron systems; Electronic structure - the independent particle model; The Hartree-Fock method; Atoms - the building blocks of matter.
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Book cover: Quantization is a MysteryQuantization is a Mystery
by - arXiv ,
Expository notes which combine a historical survey of the development of quantum physics with a review of selected mathematical topics in quantization theory (addressed to students that are not complete novices in quantum mechanics).
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Book cover: Understanding Quantum Measurement from the Solution of Dynamical ModelsUnderstanding Quantum Measurement from the Solution of Dynamical Models
by - arXiv ,
The quantum measurement problem: why a unique outcome is obtained in each individual experiment, is currently tackled by solving models. After an introduction, we review the models proposed. A flexible and realistic quantum model is introduced...
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Book cover: Quantum WalksQuantum Walks
by - arXiv ,
This text showcases the many varieties and uses of quantum walks. Discrete time quantum walks are introduced as counterparts of classical random walks. The emphasis is on the connections and differences between the two types of processes ...
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Book cover: Overview of Bohmian MechanicsOverview of Bohmian Mechanics
by - arXiv ,
This chapter provides a comprehensive overview of the Bohmian formulation of quantum mechanics. After a historical review, a formal explanation of Bohmian mechanics for nonrelativistic, single-particle quantum systems is presented.
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Book cover: Theoretical Concepts of Quantum MechanicsTheoretical Concepts of Quantum Mechanics
by - InTech ,
This book represents a rich account of foundation, scientific history of quantum mechanics, relativistic quantum mechanics and field theory, different methods to solve the Schrodinger equation. An important reference for students and researchers.
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Book cover: Quantum NotesQuantum Notes
by - New Mexico Tech ,
The complete set of graduate Quantum Mechanics notes: Postulates of QM; Simple Problems in 1 Dimension; Wave Packets; Harmonic Oscillator and Second Quantization; Systems with N Degrees of Freedom; Classical Limit and WKB Approximation; Symmetries.
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Book cover: Quantum Physics NotesQuantum Physics Notes
by - Macquarie University ,
With the development of the quantum information interpretation of quantum mechanics, the tendency is to move away from wave mechanics to the more abstract linear algebra version. It is this view of quantum mechanics that is presented in these notes.
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Book cover: Decoherence: Basic Concepts and Their InterpretationDecoherence: Basic Concepts and Their Interpretation
by - arXiv ,
Introduction to the theory of decoherence. Contents: Phenomenon of decoherence: superpositions, superselection rules, decoherence by measurements; Observables as a derivable concept; Measurement problem; Density matrix, coarse graining, and events.
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Book cover: Quantum TransientsQuantum Transients
by - arXiv ,
Quantum transients are temporary features of matter waves before they reach a stationary regime. Transients may arise after the preparation of an unstable initial state or due to a sudden interaction or a change in the boundary conditions.
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Book cover: Introduction to the Time Evolution of Open Quantum SystemsIntroduction to the Time Evolution of Open Quantum Systems
by - arXiv ,
We revise fundamental concepts in the dynamics of open quantum systems in the light of modern developments in the field. Our aim is to present a unified approach to the quantum evolution of open systems that incorporates the traditional concepts.
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Book cover: Quantum Dissipative SystemsQuantum Dissipative Systems
by ,
An interesting topic of quantum mechanics is the study of open quantum systems. By it, we mean a simple quantum system, described by one or a few degrees of freedom, interacting with a background characterized by a continuum of excitations.
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Book cover: Consistent Quantum TheoryConsistent Quantum Theory
by - Cambridge University Press ,
This volume elucidates the consistent quantum theory approach to quantum mechanics at a level accessible to university students in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and computer science, making this an ideal supplement to standard textbooks.
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Book cover: An Introduction to Many Worlds in Quantum ComputationAn Introduction to Many Worlds in Quantum Computation
by - arXiv ,
This paper introduces one interpretation of quantum mechanics, a modern 'many-worlds' theory, from the perspective of quantum computation. Reasons for seeking to interpret quantum mechanics are discussed, then the specific theory is introduced.
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Book cover: Quantum Information TheoryQuantum Information Theory
by - arXiv ,
A short review of ideas in quantum information theory. Quantum mechanics is presented together with some useful tools for quantum mechanics of open systems. The treatment is pedagogical and suitable for beginning graduates in the field.
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Book cover: An Introduction to Relativistic Quantum MechanicsAn Introduction to Relativistic Quantum Mechanics
by - arXiv ,
By using the general concepts of special relativity and the requirements of quantum mechanics, Dirac equation is derived and studied. Only elementary knowledge of spin and rotations in quantum mechanics and standard linear algebra are required.
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Book cover: Do we really understand quantum mechanics?Do we really understand quantum mechanics?
by - Zuckschwerdt Publishers ,
A discussion of several aspects of our present understanding of quantum mechanics. The emphasis is put on the special correlations that this theory makes possible: they are forbidden by very general arguments based on realism and local causality.
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Book cover: Quantum MechanicsQuantum Mechanics
by - Universität Ulm ,
Contents: Wave Mechanics; Fundamental Concepts of Quantum Mechanics; Quantum Dynamics; Angular Momentum; Approximation Methods; Symmetry in Quantum Mechanics; Theory of chemical bonding; Scattering Theory; Relativistic Quantum Mechanics.
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Book cover: Quantum MechanicsQuantum Mechanics
by - Imperial College ,
This text introduces quantum mechanics from a more abstract point of view than a first quantum mechanics course. Students will gain a deeper understanding of the structure of quantum mechanics and of some of its key points.
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Book cover: The Physics of Quantum MechanicsThe Physics of Quantum Mechanics
by - Capella Archive ,
This book aims to give students the best possible understanding of the physical implications of quantum mechanics by explaining how quantum systems evolve in time, and showing the close parallels between quantum and classical dynamics.
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Book cover: Notes on Quantum MechanicsNotes on Quantum Mechanics
by - University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign ,
These notes introduce Quantum Mechanics at an advanced level addressing students of Physics, Mathematics, Chemistry and Electrical Engineering. The aim is to put various mathematical concepts and techniques at the readers disposal.
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Book cover: Introduction to Quantum Noise, Measurement and AmplificationIntroduction to Quantum Noise, Measurement and Amplification
by - arXiv ,
The topic of quantum noise has become extremely timely due to the rise of quantum information physics. This review gives a pedagogical introduction to the physics of quantum noise and its connections to quantum measurement and quantum amplification.
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Book cover: Lecture Notes in Quantum MechanicsLecture Notes in Quantum Mechanics
by - arXiv ,
These lecture notes cover undergraduate textbook topics and also additional advanced topics: EPR and Bell; Basic postulates; The probability matrix; Measurement theory; Entanglement; Quantum computation; Wigner-Weyl formalism; etc.
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Book cover: Relativistic Quantum DynamicsRelativistic Quantum Dynamics
by ,
A non-traditional perspective on space, time, particles, fields, and action-at-a-distance. This book is an attempt to build a consistent relativistic quantum theory of interacting particles. The developed theory is applied to realistic physical objects.
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Book cover: Quantum mechanics: An intermediate level courseQuantum mechanics: An intermediate level course
by - Lulu.com ,
Lecture notes for an upper-division quantum mechanics course: fundamental concepts, one-dimensional potentials, central potentials, angular momentum, the hydrogen atom, time-independent perturbation theory, time-dependent perturbation theory, etc.
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Book cover: Quantum MechanicsQuantum Mechanics
by - The University of Texas at Austin ,
Quantum Mechanics by Richard Fitzpatrick is a complete set of lecture notes for a graduate quantum mechanics course. Topics covered include the fundamentals of quantum mechanics, angular momentum, approximation methods, and scattering theory.
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Book cover: Introduction to Quantum Mechanics with Applications to ChemistryIntroduction to Quantum Mechanics with Applications to Chemistry
by - McGraw-Hill Education ,
This undergraduate-level text applies quantum mechanics to some chemical and physical problems, covering wave functions for the hydrogen atom, perturbation theory, the Pauli exclusion principle, and the structure of simple and complex molecules.
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Book cover: Quantum FluctuationsQuantum Fluctuations
by - Princeton University Press ,
This book deals with the kinematics of diffusion processes. The dynamical equations are derived from a variational principle, and interference, the asymptotics of free motion, bound states, statistics, and spin are described in classical terms.
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