Quantum Theory: A Very Short Introduction

Synopsis

Quantum Theory is the most revolutionary discovery in physics since Newton. This book gives a lucid, exciting, and accessible account of the surprising and counterintuitive ideas that shape our understanding of the sub-atomic world. It does not disguise the problems of interpretation that still remain unsettled 75 years after the initial discoveries. The main text makes no use of equations, but there is a Mathematical Appendix for those desiring stronger fare. Uncertainty, probabilistic physics, complementarity, the problematic character of measurement, and decoherence are among the many topics discussed.

Additional information

Contributors:
Includes content by:
  • John Polkinghorne
Publisher: Place of publication:
  • Oxford
Publication year:
  • 2002
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