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Niels Bohr and complementarity : an introduction / Arkady Plotnitsky.

By: Plotnitsky, Arkady.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookSeries: SpringerBriefs in physics: Publisher: New York : Springer, c2013Description: xxi, 199 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9781461445166; 1461445167; 9781461445173 (ebk.); 1461445175 (ebk.).Subject(s): Bohr, Niels, 1885-1962 | Complementarity (Physics) -- History | Complementarity (Physics) -- Philosophy -- History | Quantum theory -- History | Quantum mechanics -- History | Physics -- History
Contents:
1900-1962: From Planck to Bohr -- 1913. "On the Constitution of Atoms and Molecules": Quantum Jumps and Epistemological Leaps -- 1925. "Atomic Theory and Mechanics": From the Old Quantum Theory to Heisenberg's Quantum Mechanics -- 1927. "The Quantum Postulate and the Recent Development of Atomic Theory" (The Como Lecture): Complementarity Versus Causality -- 1929. "The Quantum of Action and the Description of Nature": New Complementarities and a New Interpretation -- 1931. "The Space-Time Continuity and Atomic Physics" (the Bristol Lecture): Quantum Phenomena and the Double-Slit Experiment -- 1933. "On the Question of Measurability of Electromagnetic Field Quantities": Complementarity and Quantum Field Theory -- 1935. "Can Quantum-Mechanical Description of Physical Reality Be Considered Complete?": The EPR Experiment and Complementarity -- 1937-1938. "Complementarity and Causality" and "The Causality Problem in Atomic Physics" (The Warsaw Lecture): The Knowable and the Unthinkable -- 1954-1962. "The Unity of Knowledge": New Harmonies.
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 181-186) and indexes.

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