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Author Humphrey, Marc, author

Title Quantum physics / by Marc Humphrey, PhD, Paul V. Pancella, PhD, and Nora Berrah, PhD
Published New York, New York : Alpha, a member of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., [2015]
©2015
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Description 1 online resource
Series Idiot's guides
Idiot's guides.
Contents Part 1. Quantum vs. classical physics -- 1. Putting the "quantum" in quantum physics -- 2. Pre-quantum mechanics -- 3. Light and matter -- 4. Early atomic theory -- part 2. The quantum postulates -- 5. The quantum of action -- 6. The quantum theory of light -- 7. Quantizing the atom -- part 3. Quantum mechanics -- 8. Matter waves matter -- 9. The quantum wave function -- 10. Quantum wave mechanics -- 11. Wave functions illustrated -- 12. Particle spin -- part 4. Interpreting quantum physics -- 13. The Copenhagen interpretation -- 14. The completeness of quantum physics -- 15. Alternate interpretations -- part 5. Grand unification -- 16. The fundamental interactions -- 17. The fundamental particles -- 18. Toward a theory of everything -- part 6. Applications of quantum theory -- 19. Quantum lights and solids -- 20. Quantum imaging -- 21. Quantum information technology
Summary This book explores the complex topic of quantum physics, while making it easier to understand for science enthusiasts and students alike
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Copyright © Alpha 2015 2015
Subject Physics.
Quantum theory.
Form Electronic book
Author Berrah, Nora, author
Pancella, Paul Vincent, author
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