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Dancing Wu Li Masters: An Overview of the New Physics
ISBN: 9780060959685 / Angielski / Miękka / 416 str. "The most exciting intellectual adventure I've been on since reading Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance."
Christopher LehmannHaupt, New York TimesGary Zukav's timeless, humorous, New York Times bestselling masterpiece, The Dancing Wu Li Masters, is arguably the most widely acclaimed introduction to quantum physics ever written. Scientific American raves: "Zukav is such a skilled expositor, with such an amiable style, that it is hard to imagine a layman who would not find his book enjoyable and informative."... "The most exciting intellectual adventure I've been on since reading Robert Pirsig's Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance."
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69,55 zł 
Taking the Quantum Leap: The New Physics for Nonscientists
ISBN: 9780060963101 / Angielski / Miękka / 304 str. An introduction to quantum physics and quantum theory, aimed at nonscientists.
An introduction to quantum physics and quantum theory, aimed at nonscientists.


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82,70 zł 
Advances in Quantum Chemistry
ISBN: 9780120348343 / Angielski / Twarda / 388 str. Advances in Quantum Chemistry publishes articles and invited reviews by leading international researchers in quantum chemistry. Quantum chemistry deals particularly with the electronic structure of atoms, molecules, and crystalline matter and describes it in terms of electron wave patterns. It uses physical and chemical insight, sophisticated mathematics and highspeed computers to solve the wave equations and achieve its results. Advances highlights these important, interdisciplinary developments.
Advances in Quantum Chemistry publishes articles and invited reviews by leading international researchers in quantum chemistry. Quantum chemist...


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831,18 zł 
Propagating Insight: A Tribute to the Works of Yngve Ohrn
ISBN: 9780120348350 / Angielski / Twarda / 380 str. Advances in Quantum Chemistry publishes articles and invited reviews by leading international researchers in quantum chemistry. Quantum chemistry deals particularly with the electronic structure of atoms, molecules, and crystalline matter and describes it in terms of electron wave patterns. It uses physical and chemical insight, sophisticated mathematics and highspeed computers to solve the wave equations and achieve its results. Advances highlights these important, interdisciplinary developments.
Advances in Quantum Chemistry publishes articles and invited reviews by leading international researchers in quantum chemistry. Quantum chemist...


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831,18 zł 
Advances in Quantum Chemistry: A Tribute Volume in Honour of Professor Osvaldo Goscinski
ISBN: 9780120348473 / Angielski / Twarda / 550 str. Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current developments in this rapidly developing field that falls between the historically established areas of mathematics, physics, and chemistry. With invited reviews written by leading international researchers, as well as regular thematic issues, each volume presents new results and provides a single vehicle for following progress in this interdisciplinary area. Volume 47 is a tribute in honor of Professor Osvaldo Goscinski. The volume will look at the accomplishments of a man who has led a remarkable development within... Advances in Quantum Chemistry presents surveys of current developments in this rapidly developing field that falls between the historically ... 

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882,74 zł 
Understanding Molecular Simulation: From Algorithms to Applications
ISBN: 9780122673511 / Angielski / Twarda / 664 str. Understanding Molecular Simulation: From Algorithms to Applications explains the physics behind the "recipes" of molecular simulation for materials science. Computer simulators are continuously confronted with questions concerning the choice of a particular technique for a given application. A wide variety of tools exist, so the choice of technique requires a good understanding of the basic principles. More importantly, such understanding may greatly improve the efficiency of a simulation program. The implementation of simulation methods is illustrated in pseudocodes and their...
Understanding Molecular Simulation: From Algorithms to Applications explains the physics behind the "recipes" of molecular simulation for mater...


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408,38 zł 
Quantum Probability
ISBN: 9780123053404 / Angielski / Twarda / 316 str. Quantum probability is a subtle blend of quantum mechanics and classical probability theory. Its important ideas can be traced to the pioneering work of Richard Feynman in his path integral formalism.
Only recently have the concept and ideas of quantum probability been presented in a rigorous axiomatic framework, and this book provides a coherent and comprehensive exposition of this approach. It gives a unified treatment of operational statistics, generalized measure theory and the path integral formalism that can only be found in scattered research articles. The first two chapters... Quantum probability is a subtle blend of quantum mechanics and classical probability theory. Its important ideas can be traced to the pioneering work ...


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954,91 zł 
Electromagnetic Radiation: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics: Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics: Electromagnetic Radiation
ISBN: 9780124759770 / Angielski / Twarda / 406 str. Combined with Volumes 29A and 29B, this volume is a comprehensive treatment of the key experimental methods of atomic, molecular, and optical physics, as well as an excellent experimental handbook for the field. Thewide availability of tunable lasers in the past several years has revolutionized the field and lead to the introduction of many new experimental methods that are covered in these volumes. Traditional methods are also included to ensure that the volumes will be a complete reference source for the field.
Combined with Volumes 29A and 29B, this volume is a comprehensive treatment of the key experimental methods of atomic, molecular, and optical physics,...


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728,07 zł 
PhotonAtom Interactions
ISBN: 9780127436609 / Angielski / Twarda / 407 str. This book provides an introduction to the body of theory shared by several branches of modern opticsnonlinear optics, quantum electronics, laser physics, and quantum opticswith an emphasis on quantum and statistical aspects. It is intended for well prepared undergraduate and graduate students in physics, applied physics, electrical engineering, and chemistry who seek a level of preparation of sufficient maturity to enable them to follow the specialized literature.
This book provides an introduction to the body of theory shared by several branches of modern opticsnonlinear optics, quantum electronics, laser phy...


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428,81 zł 
The Quantum Physicists: And an Introduction to Their Physics
ISBN: 9780195008616 / Angielski / Miękka / 270 str. An absorbing narrative of the development of quantum physics and of the human endeavors of the scientists involved.
An absorbing narrative of the development of quantum physics and of the human endeavors of the scientists involved.


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463,85 zł 
The Great Design: Particles, Fields, and Creation
ISBN: 9780195060690 / Angielski / Miękka / 384 str. Although modern physics surrounds us, and newspapers constantly refer to its concepts, most nonscientists find the subject extremely intimidating. Complicated mathematics or gross oversimplifications written by laypersons obscure most attempts to explain physics to general readers.
Now, at long last, we have a comprehensiveand comprehensibleaccount of particles, fields, and cosmology, written by a working physicist who does not burden the reader with the weight of ponderous scientific notation. Exploring how physicists think about problems, Robert K. Adair considers the assumptions... Although modern physics surrounds us, and newspapers constantly refer to its concepts, most nonscientists find the subject extremely intimidating. Com...


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237,91 zł 
Quaternionic Quantum Mechanics and Quantum Fields
ISBN: 9780195066432 / Angielski / Twarda / 608 str. It has been known since the 1930s that quantum mechanics can be formulated in quaternionic as well as complex Hilbert space. But systematic work on the quaternionic extension of standard quantum mechanics has scarcely begun. Authored by a worldrenowned theoretical physicist, this book signals a major conceptual advance and gives a detailed development and exposition of quaternionic quantum mechanics for the purpose of determining whether quaternionic Hilbert space is the appropriate arena for the long soughtafter unification of the standard model forces with gravitation. Significant results...
It has been known since the 1930s that quantum mechanics can be formulated in quaternionic as well as complex Hilbert space. But systematic work on th...


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1859,68 zł 
Algebraic Theory of Molecules
ISBN: 9780195080919 / Angielski / Twarda / 272 str. Algebraic Theory of Molecules presents a fresh look at the mathematics of wave functions that provide the theoretical underpinnings of molecular spectroscopy. Written by renowned authorities in the field, the book demonstrates the advantages of algebraic theory over the more conventional geometric approach to developing the formal quantum mechanics inherent in molecular spectroscopy. Many examples are provided that compare the algebraic and geometric methods, illustrating the relationship between the algebraic approach and current experiments. The authors develop their presentation...
Algebraic Theory of Molecules presents a fresh look at the mathematics of wave functions that provide the theoretical underpinnings of molecu...


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1512,17 zł 
Hyperspace
ISBN: 9780195085143 / Angielski / Twarda / 384 str. Are there other dimensions beyond our own? Is time travel possible? Can we change the past? Are there gateways to parallel universes? All of us have pondered such questions, but there was a time when scientists dismissed these notions as outlandish speculations. Not any more. Today, they are the focus of the most intense scientific activity in recent memory. In Hyperspace, Michio Kaku, author of the widely acclaimed Beyond Einstein and a leading theoretical physicist, offers the first booklength tour of the most exciting (and perhaps most bizarre) work in modern physics, work which includes...
Are there other dimensions beyond our own? Is time travel possible? Can we change the past? Are there gateways to parallel universes? All of us have p...


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353,81 zł 
How Is Quantum Field Theory Possible?
ISBN: 9780195093445 / Angielski / Twarda / 288 str. How can we know the microscopic world without a measurement theory? What are the general conditions of the world that make possible such knowledge? What are the presuppositions of physical theories? This book includes an analysis of quantum field theory, and quantum mechanics and interacting systems are addressed in a unified framework.
How can we know the microscopic world without a measurement theory? What are the general conditions of the world that make possible such knowledge? Wh...


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1628,00 zł 
How Is Quantum Field Theory Possible?
ISBN: 9780195093452 / Angielski / Miękka / 288 str. Quantum field theory (QFT) combines quantum mechanics with Einstein's special theory of relativity and underlies elementary particle physics. This book presents a philosophical analysis of QFT. It is the first treatise in which the philosophies of spacetime, quantum phenomena, and particle interactions are encompassed in a unified framework. Describing the physics in nontechnical terms, and schematically illustrating complex ideas, the book also serves as an introduction to fundamental physical theories. The philosophical interpretation both upholds the reality of the quantum world and...
Quantum field theory (QFT) combines quantum mechanics with Einstein's special theory of relativity and underlies elementary particle physics. This boo...


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1367,37 zł 
Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness
ISBN: 9780195175592 / Angielski / Twarda / 211 str. The most successful theory in all of scienceand the basis of one third of our economysays the strangest things about the world and about us. Can you believe that physical reality is created by our observation of it? Physicists were forced to this conclusion, the quantum enigma, by what
they observed in their laboratories. Trying to understand the atom, physicists built quantum mechanics and found, to their embarrassment, that their theory intimately connects consciousness with the physical world. Quantum Enigma explores what that implies and why some founders... The most successful theory in all of scienceand the basis of one third of our economysays the strangest things about the world and about us. Can y...


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510,18 zł 
Quantum Mechanics: An Empiricist View
ISBN: 9780198239802 / Angielski / Miękka / 560 str. After introducing the empiricist point of view in philosophy of science, and the concepts and methods of the semantic approach to scientific theories, van Fraassen discusses quantum theory in three stages. He first examines the question of whether and how empirical phenomena require a nonclassical theory, and what sort of theory they require. He then discusses the mathematical foundations of quantum theory with special reference to developments in the modelling of interaction, composite systems, and measurement. Finally, the author broaches the main questions of interpretation. After...
After introducing the empiricist point of view in philosophy of science, and the concepts and methods of the semantic approach to scientific theories,...


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434,89 zł 
Philosophical Foundations of Quantum Field Theory
ISBN: 9780198242895 / Angielski / Miękka / 200 str. Quantum field theory, one of the most rapidly developing areas of contemporary physics, is full of problems of great theoretical and philosophical interest. This collection of essays is the first systematic exploration of the nature and implications of quantum field theory. The contributors discuss quantum field theory from a wide variety of standpoints, exploring in detail its mathematical structure and metaphysical and methodological implications.
Quantum field theory, one of the most rapidly developing areas of contemporary physics, is full of problems of great theoretical and philosophical int...


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400,14 zł 
The Description of Nature
ISBN: 9780198249764 / Angielski / Twarda / 248 str. Niels Bohr, founding father of modern atomic physics and quantum theory, was as original a philosopher as he was a physicist. This study explores several dimensions of Bohr's vision: the formulation of quantum theory and the problems associated with its interpretation, the notions of complementarity and correspondence, the debates with Einstein about objectivity and realism, and his sense of the infinite harmony of nature. Honner focuses on Bohr's epistemological lesson, the conviction that all our description of nature is dependent on the words we use and the ways we can unambiguously use...
Niels Bohr, founding father of modern atomic physics and quantum theory, was as original a philosopher as he was a physicist. This study explores seve...


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846,11 zł 