Item description for Time in Quantum Mechanics (Lecture Notes in Physics) by J.G. Muga...
The treatment of time in quantum mechanics is still an important and challenging open question in the foundation of the quantum theory. This book describes the problems, and the attempts and achievements in defining, formalizing and measuring different time quantities in quantum theory, such as the parametric (clock) time, tunneling times, decay times, dwell times, delay times, arrival times or jump times. This multi-authored book, written as an introductory guide for newcomers to the subject, as well as a useful source of information for the expert, covers many of the open questions. After the brief historical overview in the introduction, 12 contributions are devoted to conceptual and theoretical investigations as well as experimental issues in quantum-mechanical time measurements. This novel monograph should attract physicists as well as philosophers of science working in the foundations of quantum physics. For this revised second edition, all chapters have been updated and extended where appropriate.
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Est. Packaging Dimensions: Length: 9.45" Width: 6.22" Height: 1.18" Weight: 1.9 lbs.
Release Date Dec 20, 2007
ISBN 3540734724 ISBN13 9783540734727
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