By Philip L. Taylor
This reader-friendly advent to the idea that underlies the numerous interesting homes of solids assumes in simple terms an trouble-free wisdom of quantum mechanics. Taylor and Heinonen describe the equipment for appearing calculations and making predictions of a few of the numerous advanced phenomena that ensue in solids and quantum drinks. Their ebook, aimed toward complex undergraduates and starting graduate scholars, leads the reader from the basic habit of electrons and atoms in solids to the main lately explored manifestations of the quantum nature of condensed topic.
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Aharonov, Phys. Rev. 108, 1070 (1957). 19 Since the completion of this paper such a proof has been found (J. S. Bell, Physics 1, 195 (1965)). On the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox* 1 Introduction The paradox of Einstein, Podolsky and Rosen1 was advanced as an argument that quantum mechanics could not be a complete theory but should be supplemented by additional variables. These additional variables were to restore to the theory causality and locality2. In this note that idea will be formulated mathematically and shown to be incompatible with the statistical predictions of quantum mechanics.
A quantum approach to condensed matter physics by Philip L. Taylor