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Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution, John Gribbin

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Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution
Title
Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution
Statement of responsibility
John Gribbin
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Subject
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Language
eng
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
NhCcYBP
Dewey number
530.092
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution, John Gribbin
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Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution, John Gribbin
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • 1.Nineteenth-Century Boy -- Antecedents -- Early years -- An empire's last hurrah -- Scientific stirrings -- From schoolboy to undergraduate -- 2.Physics before Schrodinger -- Newton and the world of particles -- Maxwell and the world of waves -- Boltzmann and the world of statistics -- 3.Twentieth-Century Man -- Student life -- Life beyond the lab -- War service on the Italian front -- Back to Vienna -- The aftermath -- The peripatetic professor -- 4.The First Quantum Revolution -- When black bodies are bright -- Enter the quantum -- The quantum becomes real -- Inside the atom -- Tripping the light fantastic -- Einstein again -- 5.Solid Swiss Respectability -- The university and the ETH -- Personal problems and scientific progress -- Physics and philosophy -- Life and love -- `My world view' -- Quantum statistics -- 6.Matrix Mechanics -- Half-truths -- What you see is what you get -- Matrices don't commute -- Justice isn't always done --
  • Contents note continued: 7.Schrodinger and the Second Quantum Revolution -- Science and sensuality -- Riding the wave -- A quantum of uncertainty -- The Copenhagen consensus -- 8.The Big Time in Berlin -- Making waves in America -- Berlin and Brussels -- The golden years -- Back to the future -- People and politics -- 9.The Coming of the Quantum Cat -- Back in the USA -- Oxford and beyond -- Faster than light? -- The cat in the box -- From Oxford with love -- 10.There, and Back Again -- Whistling, in the dark -- Reality bites -- The unhappy return -- Belgian interlude -- 11.`The happiest years of my life' -- `Dev' -- Settling in -- Early days at the DIAS -- `Family' life in Dublin -- The post-war years -- Many worlds -- 12.What is Life? -- Life itself -- Quantum chemistry -- The green pamphlet -- Schrodinger's variation on the theme -- The double helix -- 13.Back to Vienna -- Farewell to Dublin -- Home is the hero -- Declining years -- The triumph of entropy --
  • Contents note continued: 14.Schrodinger's Scientific Legacy -- Hidden reality and a mathematician's mistake -- The Bell test and the Aspect experiment -- Quantum cryptography and the `no cloning' theorem -- Quantum teleportation and classical information -- The quantum computer and the Multiverse -- Quantum physics and reality
  • Machine generated contents note: 1.Nineteenth-Century Boy -- Antecedents -- Early years -- An empire's last hurrah -- Scientific stirrings -- From schoolboy to undergraduate -- 2.Physics before Schrodinger -- Newton and the world of particles -- Maxwell and the world of waves -- Boltzmann and the world of statistics -- 3.Twentieth-Century Man -- Student life -- Life beyond the lab -- War service on the Italian front -- Back to Vienna -- The aftermath -- The peripatetic professor -- 4.The First Quantum Revolution -- When black bodies are bright -- Enter the quantum -- The quantum becomes real -- Inside the atom -- Tripping the light fantastic -- Einstein again -- 5.Solid Swiss Respectability -- The university and the ETH -- Personal problems and scientific progress -- Physics and philosophy -- Life and love -- `My world view' -- Quantum statistics -- 6.Matrix Mechanics -- Half-truths -- What you see is what you get -- Matrices don't commute -- Justice isn't always done --
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Extent
322 pages, [16] pages of plates
Isbn
9780593067765
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
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Other physical details
illustrations, portraits
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
  • (Sirsi) HAS237235
  • (OCoLC)762989633
  • (AuCNLKIN)000049015406

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