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 Österreichische Studiengesellschaft für Atomenergie.
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2. 10 Jahre Kernforschungszentrum Karlsruhe [1966]
 Karlsruhe : Gesellschaft für Kernforschung mbH, c1966.
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QC789.2 .G32 K472 1966  Available 
 Reis, Helmut.
 Bonn : Verlag f"ur systematische Musikwissenschaft, 1985.
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QC462 .H8 R44 1985  Available 
 HeinrichHertzSymposium (1988 : Karlsruhe, Germany)
 Berlin : VDEVerlag, 1988.
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QC660.5 .H45 1988 F  Available 
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QC857 .P7 A16 2004  Unknown 
 Manoukian, Edward B., author.
 Cham, Switzerland : Springer, [2020]
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 Preface. Introduction. Emergence of a Fundamental Constant in Physics. Sorting out Selective Measurements. QM ReInvents Complex Numbers, Matrices, Operators and InnerProduct Spaces. Symmetries and Emergence of h in the Formalism Itself. Commutation Relations: Statements of Measurability. Measurements and Interference. Quantum Dynamics, Time Evolution and Quantum Scattering. Stability of the HAtom in Configuration Space. Do Atomic Electrons Fall to the Center of Atoms?. How QM Prevents Matter From Collapsing Around Us and Forces it to Occupy Such a Large Volume. Bell's Tests, Entanglement and Refinements. Schroedinger's Cat: A Theoretical Description. Lorentz Frames and Minkowski Spacetime. The Celebrated Lorentz Group: The Underlying Transformations Derived. Physics in Minkowski Spcetime: Applications. First Unified Field Theory: Maxwell's Equations, Lorentz Covariance and the Photon Concept. Spinors and the Group SL(2, C). QM Meets Relativity and the Birth of QFT: Fields & Particles. The Five Types of Fields You Meet in HighEnergy Physics. Another Look at Symmetry and Quantum Generators of the Lorentz Group. Gauge Fields. Quarks, Leptons, Gluons and Massive Vector Fields. The Three Main Lagrangians You Meet in Quantum Field Theory. Quantum Dynamics: The Differential and Integral Formalisms of Two Giants in Physics. Index.
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7. 100 years of gravity and accelerated frames : the deepest insights of Einstein and YangMills [2005]
 Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ ; London : World Scientific, ©2005.
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 # The Dawn of Gravitation: # The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy (I Newton) # On the Dynamics of the Electron (H Poincare) # Einstein's Deepest Insight and Its Early Impacts: # Outline of a Generalized Theory of Relativity and of a Theory of Gravitation (A Einstein & M Grossmann) # The Foundation of the General Theory of Relativity (A Einstein) # On a Generalization of the Concept of Riemann Curvature and Spaces with Torsion (E Cartan) # The ScalarTensor Theory of Gravity: # Formation of the Stars and Development of the Universe (P Jordan) # YangMills' Deepest Insight and Its Relation to Gravity: # Conservation of Isotopic Spin and Isotopic Gauge Invariance (C N Yang & R L Mills) # Conservation of Heavy Particles and Generalized Gauge Transformations (T D Lee & C N Yang) # Invariant Theoretical Interpretation of Interaction (R Utiyama) # Accelerated Frames: Generalizing the Lorentz Transformations: # On Homogeneous Gravitational Fields in the General Theory of Relativity and the Clock Paradox (C Moller) # The Clock Paradox in the Relativity Theory (T Y Wu & Y C Lee) # Fourdimensional Symmetry of Taiji Relativity and Coordinate Transformations Based on a Weaker Postulate for the Speed of Light (J P Hsu & L Hsu) # Quantum Gravity and 'Ghosts': # Quantum Theory of Gravitation (R P Feynman) # Quantum Theory of Gravity, III Applications of the Covariant Theory (B S DeWitt) # Feynman Diagram for the YangMills Field (L D Faddeev & V N Popov) # Missed Opportunities (F J Dyson) # Gauge Theories of Gravity: # Extended Translation Invariance and Associated Gauge Fields (K Hayashi & T Nakano) # Gravitational Field as a Generalized Gauge Field (R Utiyama & T Fukuyama) # Alternate Approaches to Gravity: Roads Less Traveled By: # Fixation of Coordinates in the Hamiltonian Theory of Gravitation (P A M Dirac) # New General Relativity (K Hayashi & T Shirafuji) # Relativistic Theory of Gravitation (A A Logunov & M A Mestvirishvili) # YangMills Gravity: A Union of EinsteinGrossmann Metric with YangMills Tensor Fields in Flat Spacetime with Translation Symmetry (J P Hsu) # Experimental Tests of Gravitational Theories: # Empirical Foundations of the Relativistic Gravity (W T Ni) # Binary Pulsars and Relativistic Gravity (J H Taylor, Jr.) # Other Perspectives: # Concept of Nonintegrable Phase Factors and Global Formulation of Gauge Fields (T T Wu & C N Yang) # Gauge Theory: Historical Origins and Some Recent Developments (L O'Raifeartaigh & N Straumann) # The Cosmological Constant and Dark Energy (P J E Peebles & B Ratra) # and other papers.
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8. 100 years of Planck's Quantum [2000]
 Duck, Ian, 1933
 Singapore ; River Edge, NJ : World Scientific, ©2000.
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 pt.
 1. ch. I. Planck invents the quantum
 ch. II. Einstein and Compton
 ch. III. Bohr's hydrogen atom
 ch. IV. de Broglie waves
 ch. V. Kramers and Heisenberg
 pt.
 2. ch. VI. Heisenberg invents quantum dynamics
 ch. VII. Born, Heisenberg and Jordan
 ch. VIII. Dirac's quantum mechanics
 ch. IX. Schrodinger's wave mechanics
 pt.
 3. ch. X. Born's interpretation
 ch. XI. Heisenberg's uncertainty principle
 ch. XII. Bohr's interpretation
 ch. XIII. Einstein, Podolsky, and Rosen
 pt.
 4. ch. XIV. Bohm and Bell, Clauser and aspect
 ch. XV. Feynman path integral
 ch. XVI. Hartle's interpretation
 ch. XVII. DeWitt's wave function of the universe. Pp. 504516
 ch. XVIII. Deutsch's quantum computer
 ch. XIX. The next 100 years.
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 Singapore ; Hackensack, NJ : World Scientific Publishing Co. Pte. Ltd., [2005]
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 Development of the concepts of space, time and spacetime from Newton to Einstein / J. Stachel
 Gravitational billiards, dualities and hidden symmetries / H. Nicolai
 The nature of spacetime singularities / A.D. Rendall
 Black holes : an introduction / P.T. Chruściel
 The physical basis of black hole astrophysics / R.H. Price
 Probing spacetime through numerical simulations / P. Laguna
 Understanding our universe : current status and open issues / T. Padmanabhan
 Was Einstein right? : testing relativity at the centenary / C.M. Will
 Receiving gravitational waves / P.R. Saulson
 Relativity in the global positioning system / N. Ashby
 Spacetime in semiclassical gravity / L.H. Ford
 Space time in string theory / T. Banks
 Quantum geometry and its ramifications / A. Ashtekar
 Loop quantum cosmology / M. Bojowald
 Consistent discrete spacetime / R. Gambini, J. Pullin
 Causal sets and the deep structure of spacetime / F. Dowker
 The twistor approach to spacetime structures / R. Penrose.
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10. 100 years of subatomic physics [2013]
 [Hackensack] New Jersey : World Scientific, 2013.
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 Part I: Nuclear Physics: Introduction by S Weinberg The Beginnings Dynamical Symmetries Heavy Ion Reactions Fission and Fusion Halo and Unstable Nuclei DripLines P, C, T, CPT Nuclear Masses Nucleosynthesis Isospin Chiral Symmetry Part II: Particles and Fields: Colliders Detectors for Neutrinos, p Decay Parton Model and QCD Jets Regge Theory and Diffractive Physics Neutrino Oscillations and Masses Weak Interactions Lattice Techniques Renormalization Theories of Larger Symmetries String Theories Effective Field Theories Dark Energy, Dark Matter 4 Detectors.
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 Singapore ; Hackensack, N.J. : World Scientific Pub. Co., c2013.
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 Book — viii, 550 p. : ill. (some col.)
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 Part I: Nuclear Physics: Introduction by S Weinberg The Beginnings Dynamical Symmetries Heavy Ion Reactions Fission and Fusion Halo and Unstable Nuclei DripLines P, C, T, CPT Nuclear Masses Nucleosynthesis Isospin Chiral Symmetry Part II: Particles and Fields: Colliders Detectors for Neutrinos, p Decay Parton Model and QCD Jets Regge Theory and Diffractive Physics Neutrino Oscillations and Masses Weak Interactions Lattice Techniques Renormalization Theories of Larger Symmetries String Theories Effective Field Theories Dark Energy, Dark Matter 4π Detectors.
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By year 1911 radioactivity had been discovered for over a decade, but its origin remained a mystery. Rutherford's discovery of the nucleus and the subsequent discovery of the neutron by Chadwick started the field of subatomic physics  a quest for understanding the fundamental constituents of matter.This book reviews the important achievements in subatomic physics in the past century. The chapters are divided into two parts: nuclear physics and particle physics. Written by renowned authors who have made major developments in the field, this book provides the academics and researchers an essential overview of the present state of knowledge in nuclear and particle physics.
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12. 100 years of superconductivity [2012]
 Boca Raton : CRC Press, c2012.
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 Book — xxxiii, 830 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 cm.
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 Early History, Peter H. Kes The Discovery and Early History of Superconductivity, Rudolf de Bruyn Ouboter, Dirk van Delft, and Peter H. Kes The Historical Context of Josephson's Discovery, A.B. Pippard
 Theory, Jan Zaanen GinzburgLandau Equations, V.M. Vinokur and T.I. Baturina The Emergence of BCS, David Pines Theory of Superconductivity: From Phenomenology to Microscopic Theory, Lev P. Gor'kov A Modern, but Way Too Short History of the Theory of Superconductivity at a High Temperature, Jan Zaanen Intrinsic Josephson Effect in Layered Superconductors, L.N. Bulaevskii and A.E. Koshelev Mixed State Properties, Ernst Helmut Brandt Thermomagnetic Effects in the Mixed State, R.P. Huebener
 Experiments, J. Mannhart Tunneling and the Josephson Effect, John M. Rowell The Discovery of Fluxoid Quantization, Dietrich Einzel The Search for the Pairing Symmetry in the High Temperature Superconductors, Dale J. Van Harlingen HalfInteger Flux Quantization in Unconventional Superconductors, C.C. Tsuei and J.R. Kirtley Electric Field Effect Tuning of Superconductivity, JeanMarc Triscone and Marc Gabay The Grain Boundary Problem of HighTc Superconductors, J. Mannhart and D. Dimos Overview of the Experimental History, Status, and Prospects of HTS, M.R. Beasley Vortex Matter in Anisotropic Superconductors, Eli Zeldov
 Materials, C.W. Chu Introduction, C.W. Chu The Route to High Temperature Superconductivity in Transition Metal Oxides, A. BussmannHolder and K.A. Muller Superconductivity above 10 K in NonCuprate Oxides, David C. Johnston CupratesSuperconductors with a Tc up to 164 K, C.W. Chu FePnictides and Chalcogenides, Hideo Hosono Superconductivity in MgB2, Takahiro Muranaka and Jun Akimitsu Fullerenes, Kosmas Prassides and Matthew J. Rosseinsky Elemental Superconductors, K. Shimizu HeavyFermion Superconductivity, F. Steglich Ruthenate Superconductor Sr2RuO4, Yoshiteru Maeno Magnetic Superconductors (and Some Recollections of Professor Bernd T. Matthias), M. Brian Maple
 SQUIDS and Detectors, A.I. Braginski Introduction, John Clarke, Arnold Silver, and A.I. Braginski History and Device Fundamentals, John Clarke and Arnold Silver HighTc SQUIDs, A.I. Braginski Geophysical Applications of SQUIDs, C.P. Foley Application to Nondestructive Evaluation of Materials and Structures, A.I. Braginski SQUIDs  from Laboratory Devices to Commercial Products, Ronald E. Sager Electromagnetic and Particle Detection and Readout, John Clarke, Kent Irwin, and Peter Michelson Concluding Remarks, A.I. Braginski, John Clarke, and Ronald E. Sager
 Qubits, J.E. Mooij Qubits, J.E. Mooij General Aspects, J.E. Mooij
 Digital Electronics, Shinya Hasuo Introduction, Shinya Hasuo Operating Principles of Digital Circuits, Theodore Van Duzer Digital Electronics in Japan, Shinya Hasuo Digital Electronics in the USA, Fernand (Doc) Bedard Digital Electronics in Europe, Horst Rogalla Integrated Circuit Fabrication Process, Mutsuo Hidaka HighSpeed Digital Circuits, Akira Fujimaki History of Superconductor AnalogtoDigital Converters, Oleg Mukhanov
 Microwave Applications, D.E. Oates Microwave Measurements of Fundamental Properties of Superconductors, D.E. Oates Applications of Passive Microwave Filters and Devices in Communication and Related Systems, R.B. Hammond, N.O. Fenzi, and B.A. Willemsen Superconducting Quantum Electronics Enabling Astronomical Observations, T.M. Klapwijk Microwave Cooling of Superconducting Quantum Systems, W.D. Oliver Applications of Superconducting Microresonators, Jonas Zmuidzinas
 Quantum Metrology, Richard E. Harris and Jurgen Niemeyer Introduction, Richard E. Harris and Jurgen Niemeyer Josephson Voltage Standard  The Ultimate Precision, JawShen S. Tsai and James E. Lukens The First Josephson Voltage Standards, Thomas J. Witt First Josephson Junction Array Voltage Standard, Tadashi Endo How the DC Array Standards Were Developed, Jurgen Niemeyer Making the Josephson Voltage Standard Practical, Clark A. Hamilton Programmable Josephson Voltage Standards: from DC to AC, Johannes Kohlmann QuantumBased Voltage Waveform Synthesis, Samuel P. Benz Superconductivity and the SI (Metric) System Based on Fundamental Constants, Edwin Williams and Ian Robinson
 Medical Applications, Harold Weinstock Introduction, Harold Weinstock Medical Applications of Magnetoencephalography, Cosimo Del Gratta, Stefania Della Penna, Vittorio Pizzella, and GianLuca Romani MCG Instrumentation and Applications, Riccardo Fenici, Donatella Brisinda, Anna Rita Sorbo, and Angela Venuti MRI Instrumentation and Applications, Jim Bray and Kathleen Amm Ultralow Field NMR and MRI, John Clarke Superconductivity in Medical Accelerators for Cancer Therapy, Peter A. Zavodszky
 Wires and Tapes, David Larbalestier The Long Road to High Current Density Superconducting Conductors, David Larbalestier NbTi  from Beginnings to Perfection, Peter J. Lee and Bruce Strauss History of Nb3Sn and Related A15 Wires, Kyoji Tachikawa and Peter J. Lee BiCaSrCuO HTS Wire, Martin W. Rupich and Eric E. Hellstrom Coated Conductor: Second Generation HTS Wire, A.P. Malozemoff and Y. Yamada The MgB2 Conductor Story, Rene Flukiger and Hiroaki Kumakura
 Large Scale Applications, Peter Komarek, Bruce Strauss, Steve St. Lorant, Luca Bottura, and Al McInturff Introduction, Steve St. Lorant The History of Superconductivity in High Energy Physics, Steve A. Gourlay and Lucio Rossi Magnet EngineeringStudy in Stability and Quench Protection, Luca Bottura and Al McInturff The History of Fusion Magnet Development, JeanLuc Duchateau, Peter Komarek, and Bernard Turck Electric Power Applications of Superconductivity, William Hassenzahl and Osami Tsukamoto Magnetic Separation, Christopher Rey Superconducting Induction Heating of Nonferrous Metals, Niklas Magnusson and Larry Masur Superconducting Magnets for NMR, Gerhard Roth.
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QC611.96 .A16 2012  Available 
 Weinheim : WileyVCH, c2002.
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 Openingspeech (Wolfgang Fruhwald).PLENARY TALKSHeisenberg and the Framework of Science Policy (Cathryn Carson).Werner Heisenberg: An Overview of His Life and Work (David C. Cassidy).Observability, Anschaulichkeit and Abstraction: A Journey into Werner Heisenberg's Science and Philosophy (Jan Lacki).100 Years Werner Heisenberg  Works and Impact (Kazuo Yamazaki).HeisenbergEinstein Context Principle and the Dynamic Corecontext of Discovery in Physics (Giridhari Lal Pandit).ELEMENTARY PARTICLES THEORYOn the Large Nc Expansion in Quantum Chromodynamics (William A. Bardeen).Baryon Asymmetry, Dark Matter and the Hidden Sector (Luis Bento and Zurab Berezhiani).Time Asymmetric Quantum Theory and the Zboson Mass and Width (Arno R. Bohm and Piotr Kielanowski).The Heisenberg Matrix Formulation of Quantum Field Theory (Stanley J. Brodsky).Nonlocal Structure of Higher Spin Fields (Anton Z. Capri).Fundamental Constants at High Energy (Harald Fritzsch).Quark Number Susceptibilities from Lattice QCD (Ra jiv V. Gavai).Elementary Particles on a Dedicated Parallel Computer (Kazuyuki Kanaya).Why Extra Gauge Bosons Should Exist and How to Hunt Them (Arnd Leike).States of Strongly Interacting Matter (Helmut Satz).From Heisenberg to Supersymmetry (Mikhail A. Shifman).The Baryon Density Through the (Cosmological) Ages (Gary Steigman).Noncommutativity of Lepton Mass Matrices: Flavor Mixing and CP Violation (Zhizhong Xing).QUANTUM PHYSICSHeisenberg's Uncertainty Relations and Quantum Optics (Girish Saran Agarwal).Rubidium Condensate for Quantum Optics Studies (Ennio Arimondo).Interference of Spontaneously Emitted Photons (Almut Beige, et al.).Quantum Fictitious Forces (I. BialynickiBirula, et al.).Quantum Teleportation (Samuel L. Braunstein).Heisenberg's Introduction of the "Collapse of the Wavepacket" into Quantum Mechanics (Raymond Y. Chiao and Paul G. Kwiat).The Hamiltonian Mass and Asymptotically Antide Sitter Spacetimes (Piotr T. Chrusciel).The BohrHeisenberg Correspondence Principle Viewed from Phase Space (Jens P. Dahl).The Classical Atom: Stabilization of Electronic Trojan Wavepackets (David Farrelly, et al.).Heisenberg's Equations in Laser Theory. A Historical Overview (Hermann Haken).Quantum Mechanics from a Heisenbergtype Equality (Michael J. W. Hall and Marcel Reginatto).Entanglers: Beam Splitters and Thermal Fields (Myung Shik Kim).Enhancing Ottomobile Efficiency via Addition of a Quantum Carnot Cycle (Tomas Opatrny and Marlan O. Scully).Atom Optics  from de Broglie Waves to Heisenberg Ferromagnets (Han Pu, et al.).QUANTUM FIELD THEORY AND GRAVITATIONOn Tachyon Condensation in String Theory: Worldsheet Computations (Oleg Andreev).Duality in the Low Dimensional Field Theory (Ivan Andric and Danijel Jurman).Monopoles in Spacetime Noncommutative BornInfeld Theory (Paolo Aschieri).Canonical Quantization, Twistors and Relativistic Wave Equations (Iwo BialynickiBirula).Geometry of Nonsupersymmetric Strings (Anamaria Font).Observing Quanta on a Cosmic Scale (Craig J. Hogan).Supersymmetric Configurations in Gauged Supergravity (Swapna Mahapatra and Harvendra Singh).Anomalies and Schwinger Terms in NCG Field Theory Models (Jouko A. Mickelsson).On Gravitational Interaction of Fermions (Yuri N. Obukhov).New EinsteinHilbert Type Action for Unity of Nature (Kazunari Shima).The Heisenberg Algebra and Spin (Dmitri Sorokin).
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 Kamal, Ahmad A.
 Berlin ; London : Springer, 2011.
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 1D and 2D Kinematics. Statics and Particle Dynamics. Rotational Kinematics. Rotational Dynamics. Gravitation. Oscillations. Lagrange and Hamilton Dynamics. Waves. Fluid Dynamics. Phases of Matter. Thermal Physics. Electrostatics. Electric Circuits. Electromagnetism. Optics.
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15. 1000 solved problems in modern physics [2010]
 Kamal, Ahmad A.
 Berlin ; London : Springer, ©2010.
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 Mathematical Physics. Quantum Mechanics  I. Quantum Mechanics  II. Thermodynamics and Statistical Physics. Solid State Physics. Special Theory of Relativity. Nuclear Physics  I. Nuclear Physics  II. Particle Physics  I. Particle Physics  II.
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16. 1001 questions answered about the weather [1981]
 Forrester, Frank H.
 New York : Dover Publications, 1981.
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17. 1001 Questions answered about the weather [1957]
 Forrester, Frank H.
 New York : Dodd, Mead, 1957.
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 Ford, Kenneth William, 1926
 Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
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 Section 1. The subatomic world
 section 2. Digging deeper
 section 3. The small and the swift
 section 4. Quantum lumps and quantum jumps
 section 5. Atoms and nuclei
 section 6. And more about nuclei
 section 7. Particles
 section 8. And more particles
 section 9. Interactions
 section 10. Constancy during change
 section 11. Waves and particles
 section 12. Waves and probability
 section 13. Quantum physics and technology
 section 14. Quantum physics at every scale
 section 15. Frontiers and puzzles.
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 Ford, Kenneth William, 1926 author.
 Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
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 Section 1. The subatomic world
 section 2. Digging deeper
 section 3. The small and the swift
 section 4. Quantum lumps and quantum jumps
 section 5. Atoms and nuclei
 section 6. And more about nuclei
 section 7. Particles
 section 8. And more particles
 section 9. Interactions
 section 10. Constancy during change
 section 11. Waves and particles
 section 12. Waves and probability
 section 13. Quantum physics and technology
 section 14. Quantum physics at every scale
 section 15. Frontiers and puzzles.
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Ken Ford's mission is to help us understand the "great ideas" of quantum physicsideas such as waveparticle duality, the uncertainty principle, superposition, and conservation. These fundamental concepts provide the structure for 101 Quantum Questions, an authoritative yet engaging book for the general reader in which every question and answer brings out one or more basic features of the mysterious world of the quantumthe physics of the very small. Nuclear researcher and master teacher, Ford covers everything from quarks, quantum jumps, and what causes stars to shine, to practical applications ranging from lasers and superconductors to lightemitting diodes. Ford's lively answers are enriched by Paul Hewitt's drawings, numerous photos of physicists, and anecdotes, many from Ford's own experience. Organized for covertocover reading, 101 Quantum Questions also is great for browsing. Some books focus on a single subject such as the standard model of particles, or string theory, or fusion energy. This book touches all those topics and more, showing us that disparate natural phenomena, as well as a host of manmade inventions, can be understood in terms of a few key ideas. Yet Ford does not give us simplistic explanations. He assumes a serious reader wanting to gain real understanding of the essentials of quantum physics. Ken Ford's other books include The Quantum World: Quantum Physics for Everyone (Harvard 2004), which Esquire magazine recommended as the best way to gain an understanding of quantum physics. Ford's new book, a sequel to the earlier one, makes the quantum world even more accessible.
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 Ford, Kenneth William, 1926 author.
 Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2011.
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 Section 1. The subatomic world
 section 2. Digging deeper
 section 3. The small and the swift
 section 4. Quantum lumps and quantum jumps
 section 5. Atoms and nuclei
 section 6. And more about nuclei
 section 7. Particles
 section 8. And more particles
 section 9. Interactions
 section 10. Constancy during change
 section 11. Waves and particles
 section 12. Waves and probability
 section 13. Quantum physics and technology
 section 14. Quantum physics at every scale
 section 15. Frontiers and puzzles.
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Ken Ford's mission is to help us understand the "great ideas" of quantum physicsideas such as waveparticle duality, the uncertainty principle, superposition, and conservation. These fundamental concepts provide the structure for 101 Quantum Questions, an authoritative yet engaging book for the general reader in which every question and answer brings out one or more basic features of the mysterious world of the quantumthe physics of the very small. Nuclear researcher and master teacher, Ford covers everything from quarks, quantum jumps, and what causes stars to shine, to practical applications ranging from lasers and superconductors to lightemitting diodes. Ford's lively answers are enriched by Paul Hewitt's drawings, numerous photos of physicists, and anecdotes, many from Ford's own experience. Organized for covertocover reading, 101 Quantum Questions also is great for browsing. Some books focus on a single subject such as the standard model of particles, or string theory, or fusion energy. This book touches all those topics and more, showing us that disparate natural phenomena, as well as a host of manmade inventions, can be understood in terms of a few key ideas. Yet Ford does not give us simplistic explanations. He assumes a serious reader wanting to gain real understanding of the essentials of quantum physics. Ken Ford's other books include The Quantum World: Quantum Physics for Everyone (Harvard 2004), which Esquire magazine recommended as the best way to gain an understanding of quantum physics. Ford's new book, a sequel to the earlier one, makes the quantum world even more accessible.
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