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Sean Michael Carroll is a theoretical physicist specializing in quantum mechanics, gravity, and cosmology. He is a research professor in the Walter Burke Institute for Theoretical Physics in the California Institute of Technology Department of Physics
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Philosophy of Physics
Quantum Theory (Princeton Foundations of Contemporary Philosophy)
by Tim Maudlin (Mar 18, 2019)
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A sophisticated and original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics from one of the world's leading philosophers of physicsIn this book, Tim Maudlin, one of the world's leading philosophers of physics, offers a sophisticated, original introduction to the philosophy of quantum mechanics. The briefest, clearest, and most refined account ...
Foundations Of Quantum Mechanics
by Travis Norsen (Aug 17, 2017)
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Authored by an acclaimed teacher of quantum physics and philosophy, this textbook pays special attention to the aspects that many courses sweep under the carpet. Traditional courses in quantum mechanics teach students how to use the quantum formalism to make calculations. But even the best students - indeed, especially the best students - emerge ra...
Emergent Multiverse Quantum Theory Accor
by David Wallace (Apr 30, 2014)
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The Emergent Multiverse presents a striking new account of the "many worlds" approach to quantum theory. The point of science, it is generally accepted, is to tell us how the world works and what it is like. But quantum theory seems to fail to do this: taken literally as a theory of the world, it seems to make crazy claims: particles are in two pla...
Quantum Processes Systems, and Information
by Benjamin Schumacher (Apr 25, 2010)
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A new and exciting approach to the basics of quantum theory, this undergraduate textbook contains extensive discussions of conceptual puzzles and over 800 exercises and problems. Beginning with three elementary 'qubit' systems, the book develops the formalism of quantum theory, addresses questions of measurement and distinguishability, and explores...
Decoherence and the Quantum-to-Classical Transition
by Maximilian A. Schlosshauer (Apr 06, 2008)
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Over the course of the past decade, decoherence has become a ubiquitous scienti?c term popular in all kinds of research, from fundamental theories of quantum physics to applications in nanoengineering. Decoherence has been hailed as the solution to long-standing foundational problems dating back to the beginnings of quantum mechanics. It has been c...
Something Deeply Hidden
Quantum Worlds and the Emergence of Spacetime
by Sean Carroll (Sep 09, 2019)
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As you read these words, copies of you are being created. Sean Carroll, theoretical physicist and one of this worlds most celebrated writers on science, rewrites the history of 20th century physics. Already hailed as a masterpiece, Something Deeply Hidden shows for the first time that facing up to the essential puzzle of quantum mechanics utterly t...
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