This Quantum World
Publisher: Wikibooks 2008
Number of pages: 133
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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