Grains of Mystique: Quantum Physics for the Layman
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. Of course, there are lots of books available on this matter, complete with equations and rigorous derivations. If you wanted a simple tutorial, an introduction to quantum physics without all the hassles of mathematics, then read on.
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by Peter E. Blöchl - TU Clausthal
Contents: Particle waves; Double slit; Towards a theory; Quantum effects; Language of quantum mechanics; Representations; Measurements; Dynamics; Symmetry; Specific Symmetries; Rotations, Angular Momentum and Spin; Atoms; Approximation techniques ...
by Mason A. Porter - arXiv
Nonlinear dynamics (''chaos theory'') and quantum mechanics are two of the scientific triumphs of the 20th century. The author gives a brief review of the origin and fundamentals of both quantum mechanics and nonlinear dynamics.
by Walter Wilcox - Baylor University
This is an introductory text, it includes material which overlaps with particle physics, including a number of interesting models as well as material on identical particles. The ideas of quantum mechanics are introduced via Process Diagrams.
by Casey Blood - arXiv
All the concepts necessary to understand quantum mechanics on an initial level are given in a form suitable for the non-expert. The topics include visualizing the wave function, wave-particle duality, the implications of Schrodinger's cat, etc.