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The new quantum universe /

The new quantum universe /
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R2216584 530.12 HEY
Adult Non Fiction   Bega . Available .  
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ISBN 0521564182 :
0521564573 (pbk.) :
Shelf Location 530.12 HEY
Author Hey, Anthony J. G.
Title The new quantum universe / Tony Hey, Patrick Walters.
Physical Description xv, 357 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 26 cm.
General Notes Rev. and updated ed. of: The quantum universe. 1987.
Formerly CIP.
Notes Includes bibliographical references (p. 343-344) and indexes.
Contents Notes 1. Waves versus particles -- 2. Heisenberg and uncertainty -- 3. Schrodinger and matter waves -- 4. Atoms and nuclei -- 5. Quantum tunnelling -- 6. Pauli and the elements -- 7. Quantum co-operation and superfluids -- 8. Quantum jumps -- 9. Quantum engineering -- 10. Death of a star -- 11. Feynman rules -- 12. Weak photons and strong glue -- 13. Afterword - quantum physics and science fiction -- App. 1. The size of things -- App. 2. Solving the Schrodinger equation.
Summary Note "Explaining quantum mechanics in a simple non-mathematical way, this book is a fascinating and accessible introduction to one of the most important scientific disciplines of the twenty-first century. It is suitable for final-year school students, science undergraduates, and anyone wishing to appreciate how physics has made possible the new technologies that are changing our lives."--BOOK JACKET.
Subject Quantum theory
Added Entry -- Personal Name Walters, Patrick,
Hey, Anthony J. G.
Program name Einstein's mirror.
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