Description 
1 online resource (x, 423 pages) : illustrations 
Series 
Lecture notes in physics, 16166361 ; 789 

Lecture notes in physics ; 789. 00758450

Contents 
Memories of Old Times: Schlick and Reichenbach on Time in Quantum Mechanics  The TimeDependent Schrödinger Equation Revisited: Quantum Optical and Classical Maxwell Routes to Schrödinger's Wave Equation  Post Pauli's Theorem Emerging Perspective on Time in Quantum Mechanics  Detector Models for the Quantum Time of Arrival  DwellTime Distributions in Quantum Mechanics  The Quantum Jump Approach and Some of Its Applications  Causality in Superluminal Pulse Propagation  Experiments on Quantum Transport of UltraCold Atoms in Optical Potentials  Quantum PostExponential Decay  Timescales in Quantum Open Systems: Dynamics of Time Correlation Functions and Stochastic Quantum Trajectory Methods in NonMarkovian Systems  DoubleSlit Experiments in the Time Domain  Optimal Time Evolution for Hermitian and NonHermitian Hamiltonians  Atomic Clocks 
Summary 
The treatment of time in quantum mechanics continues to be a key challenge in the foundation of quantum theory. This book follows Time in Quantum MechanicsVolume 1 and is the second volume to detail the problems, attempts and achievements in defining, formalizing and measuring different time quantities in quantum theory. It touches upon numerous related issues as well. Time in Quantum MechanicsVolume 2 opens with a brief historical overview. It then offers eleven tutorial reviews which cover many open questions regarding fundamental concepts and time observables as well as a number of quantum dynamical effects and their associated characteristic time scales. In addition, the volume contains a tutorial review on atomic clocks that explains that while we do not know what time is, we know very well how to measure it with exceptional accuracy. Thorough and lucid, this book is written as an introductory guide for newcomers to the subject. However, it is also useful as a reference for the expert 
Bibliography 
Includes bibliographical references and indexes 
Notes 
Print version record 
Subject 
Quantum theory.


Time measurements.

Form 
Electronic book

Author 
Muga, J. G. (Juan Gonzalo), 1961


Ruschhaupt, A. (Andreas)


Del Campo, A. (Adolfo)

LC no. 
2009935461 
ISBN 
9783642031748 

3642031749 
