Autor: Marlan O. Scully
ISBN-13: 9783527409839
Einband: Taschenbuch
Seiten: 267
Gewicht: 439 g
Format: 212x144x15 mm
Sprache: Englisch

The Demon and the Quantum

From the Pythagorean Mystics to Maxwell's Demon and Quantum Mystery
 Taschenbuch
24,90 €*
1. Mathematics, Mysticism, and more
2. Mass in Motion
3. From Engines to Entropy: Carnot and Clausius develop the Yardstick of Engine Efficiency
4. From Statistical Entropy to Statistical Time: Thermodynamics evolves from being an Engineers' Tool to becoming a Philosophers' Gold Mine
5. Maxwell's Demon leads us to combine Consciousness, Entropy, and Information
6. Quantum Mechanics I: From Micromagnets to Micromasers
7. Using Quantum Mechanics to Resolve the Maxwell Demon Paradox
8. Quantum Mechanics II: The Wave Side of Particles and the Particle Side of Waves
9. From Wigner's Friend to Quantum Erasure: Of Wigner's Friends and their Amnesia
10. On Quantum Mechanics and the Big Questions
Das Buch bietet einen komplett neuen Ansatz zur Behandlung der Quantenmechanik und der Quanteninformationstherapie, der sowohl für Studenten, angefangen vom Grundstudium bis zum fortgeschrittenen Niveau, als auch Wissenschaftler und Laien interessieren wird. Für die Paperback-Ausgabe wurde Material über den Physiker Erwin Schrödinger ergänzt.
Geschrieben ist es von zwei Autoren, die das Thema aus zwei völlig unterschiedlichen Blickwinkeln betrachten und die Perspektive des Wissenschaftlers mit der des Laien auf interessante und vergnügliche Weise miteinander verbinden!
Autor: Marlan O. Scully, Robert J. Scully
Marlan O. Scully holds joint appointments at Texas A&M and Princeton Universities. He is a member of the National Academy of Science and the Max-Planck-Gesellschaft. During the course of his life work on the foundations and applications of quantum mechanics, he has come to know many of the pioneers in the field and has collected biographical material on them, which R. Scully has woven into this book.Robert J. Scully is a heavy equipment diesel mechanic living and working in Irving, Texas, where he is employed by the Caterpillar Corporation. His academic connections include the University of New Mexico and the University of Texas at Dallas. He was a tank diesel mechanic in the marine corps from 1988 to 1993. Robert Scully writes biographies for the National Academy of Sciences, including one on William Hewlett of the Hewlett Packard Corporation and one on quantum physicist Leonard Mandel.
Autor: Marlan O. Scully
ISBN-13 :: 9783527409839
ISBN: 3527409831
Erscheinungsjahr: 06.10.2010
Verlag: Wiley VCH Verlag GmbH
Gewicht: 439g
Seiten: 267
Sprache: Englisch
Auflage 10002, 2. Auflage
Sonstiges: Taschenbuch, 212x144x15 mm, 15 schwarz-weiße Abbildungen