This Quantum World
Publisher: Wikibooks 2008
Number of pages: 133
This Quantum World is an introduction to the subject of quantum mechanics, following the historical development of the theory. Physics and mathematics required, not for the faint of heart. Contents: Atoms, Serious illnesses require drastic remedies, The Feynman route to Schrödinger, The Schrödinger equation: implications and applications, Entanglement: a preview.
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by Neil Lambert - King's College London
From the table of contents: historical development and early quantum mechanics; wave mechanics; some simple systems; formal quantum mechanics and some Hilbert space theory; noncommuting observables and uncertainty; additional topics.
by Max Planck - The Clarendon press
This is Max Planck's Nobel prize address delivered before the Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences at Stockholm, 2 June, 1920. He sketches the history of the origin of the Quantum Theory, the development of this theory and its influence on the Physics.
by Roy McWeeny - Learning Development Institute
This book is devoted to the second great scientific revolution of the last century, the development of Quantum Mechanics as the necessary replacement of Newtonian dynamics in dealing with the motion of the ultimate constituents of matter.
by T. Haberkern, N. Deepak
Most of you will have heard the word quantum, and often wondered what it means, or what its significance is. If you wanted a simple tutorial, an introduction to quantum physics without all the hassles of mathematics, then read on.