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Quantum Mechanics 1: Particles & Waves

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Quantum Mechanics 1: Particles & Waves

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37 pagine
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Pubblicato:
Nov 23, 2013
ISBN:
9781310251078
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With this book you begin exploring the mysterious world of Quantum Mechanics — two words that have for over 100 years struck terror in the hearts of both physics students and the general public.

As we shall see, the behavior of nature is remarkably surprising in the micro-world of molecules, atoms, and everything smaller yet. But this should be a surprise of wonder instead of terror. For most of us, nature is also surprising on the savannahs of Serengeti, but who wouldn't delight in seeing lions, elephants, cheetahs, and gazelles in their native habitat? As your tour guide, I will show you the wonders of Quantum Mechanics, while making sure you aren't devoured.

Quantum Mechanics is the theory of physics that describes nature in the micro-world. There is much to discuss, too much for just one book. We will start by taking small steps that lead to some great surprises. We focus here on particles, waves, and quantization.

Pubblicato:
Nov 23, 2013
ISBN:
9781310251078
Formato:
Libro

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Dr Robert Piccioni is a physicist, public speaker, educator and expert on cosmology and Einstein's theories. His "Everyone's Guide Series" e-books makes the frontiers of science accessible to all. With short books focused on specific topics, readers can easily mix and match, satisfying their individual interests. Each self-contained book tells its own story. The Series may be read in any order or combination. Robert has a B.S. in Physics from Caltech, a Ph.D. in High Energy Physics from Stanford University, was a faculty member at Harvard University and did research at the Stanford Linear Accelerator in Palo Alto, Calif. He has studied with and done research with numerous Nobel Laureates. At Caltech, one of his professors was Richard Feynman, one of the most famous physicists of the 20th century, and a good family friend. Dr. Piccioni has introduced cutting-edge science to numerous non-scientific audiences, including school children and civic groups. He was guest lecturer on a National Geographic/Lindblad cruise, and has given invited talks at Harvard, Caltech, UCLA, and Stanford University.


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Quantum Mechanics

1: Particles and Waves

by

Robert L. Piccioni, Ph.D.
Enjoy Exploring Your Universe
with the
Everyone's Guide Series

Published by

Real Science Publishing

3949 Freshwind Circle

Westlake Village, CA 91361, USA

Smashwords Edition

Edited by Joan Piccioni

Copyright © 2013 by Robert L. Piccioni

All rights reserved, including the right of

reproduction in whole or in part, in any form.

Visit our web site: www.guidetothecosmos.com

Published in 2013

ISBN 978-0-9822780-6-2

About the Author
Robert L. Piccioni, Ph.D.

Robert and granddaughter Isabella

You are never too young or too old

to wonder: Why?

Author, physicist, and science educator, Dr. Robert Piccioni explains the wonders of our universe at universities, high schools, churches, civic and business groups, adult education programs, and on cruise ships.

    Robert has a B.S. from Caltech and a Ph.D. in high-energy physics from Stanford University. He has taught at Harvard University and at the Osher Institute at UCLA and CSUCI, where students voted him Teacher of the Year.

    He ran eight high-tech companies and holds patents in medical devices, semiconductor technology, and smart energy.

    Robert is the award-winning author of three popular science books that are all top-rated by readers young and old and by professional reviewers.

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Everyone's Guide to Atoms, Einstein, and the Universe

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