Quantum physics : a first encounter : interference, entanglement, and reality / Valerio Scarani ; translated by Rachael Thew.

The essential features of quantum physics, largely debated since its discovery, are presented in this book, through the description (without mathematics) of recent experiments. Putting the accent on physical phenomena, this book clarifies the historical issues (delocalisation, interferences) and rea...

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Main Author: Scarani, Valerio
Format: eBook
Language:English
French
Published: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
Series:OUP E-Books.
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Uniform Title:Initiation á la physique quantique.
Table of Contents:
  • Quantum Interference
  • At the heart of the problem
  • Let's step back
  • Dimensions and boundaries
  • Authority contradicted
  • A nice idea
  • Quantum correlations
  • Indistinguishability at a distance
  • On the origin of correlations
  • Orsay, Innsbruck, Geneva
  • Attempts at explanation
  • In my end is my beginning.