Quantum Physics Illusion or Reality?

ISBN-10: 1107604648
ISBN-13: 9781107604643
Edition: 2nd 2012 (Revised)
Authors: Alastair Rae
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Description: Quantum physics is believed to be the fundamental theory underlying our understanding of the physical universe. However, it is based on concepts and principles that have always been difficult to understand and controversial in their interpretation.  More...

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Book details

List price: $22.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 3/26/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 153
Size: 5.43" wide x 8.50" long x 0.39" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Quantum physics is believed to be the fundamental theory underlying our understanding of the physical universe. However, it is based on concepts and principles that have always been difficult to understand and controversial in their interpretation. This book aims to explain these issues using a minimum of technical language and mathematics. After a brief introduction to the ideas of quantum physics, the problems of interpretation are identified and explained. The rest of the book surveys, describes and criticises a range of suggestions that have been made with the aim of resolving these problems; these include the traditional, or 'Copenhagen' interpretation, the possible role of the conscious mind in measurement, and the postulate of parallel universes. This new edition has been revised throughout to take into account developments in this field over the past fifteen years, including the idea of 'consistent histories' to which a completely new chapter is devoted.

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Preface to the second edition
Preface to the first edition
Quantum physics
Which way are the photons pointing?
What can be hidden in a pair of photons?
Wonderful Copenhagen?
Is it all in the mind?
Many worlds
Is it a matter of size?
Backwards and forwards
Only one way forward?
Can we be consistent?
Illusion or reality?
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