Consistent Quantum Theory
By (author) Robert B. Griffiths
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Consistent Quantum Theory by Robert B. Griffiths
Book DescriptionQuantum mechanics is one of the most fundamental yet difficult subjects in physics. Nonrelativistic quantum theory is presented here in a clear and systematic fashion, integrating Born's probabilistic interpretation with Schrodinger dynamics. Basic quantum principles are illustrated with simple examples requiring no mathematics beyond linear algebra and elementary probability theory. The quantum measurement process is consistently analyzed using fundamental quantum principles without referring to measurement. These same principles are used to resolve several of the paradoxes that have long perplexed physicists, including the double slit and Schrodinger's cat. The consistent histories formalism used here was first introduced by the author, and extended by M. Gell-Mann, J. Hartle and R. Omnes. Essential for researchers yet accessible to advanced undergraduate students in physics, chemistry, mathematics, and computer science, this book is supplementary to standard textbooks. It will also be of interest to physicists and philosophers working on the foundations of quantum mechanics.
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780521539296
(247mm x 174mm x 21mm)
Imprint: Cambridge University Press
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publish Date: 13-Nov-2003
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
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Author Biography - Robert B. Griffiths
Robert B. Griffiths is the Otto Stern University Professor of Physics at Carnegie-Mellon University. In 1962, he received his PhD in physics from Stanford University. Currently a Fellow of the American Physical Society and member of the National Academy of Sciences of the USA, he received the Dannie Heineman Prize for Mathematical Physics from the American Physical Society in 1984. He is the author or co-author of 130 papers on various topics in theoretical physics, mainly statistical and quantum mechanics.
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