John Gribbin

In Search Of Schrödinger's Cat: Quantun Physics And Reality

(First Published In Paperback)

Main Details
Credits
Author John Gribbin
Publisher Bantam Books
Imprint Bantam New Age Books
Series In Search Of (2)
Copyright Holder John and Mary Gribbin
Date
First Published In Paperback
Copyright
Identifying Codes
Library of Congress Classification Number QC173.98.G75 1984
Dewey Decimal Classification Number 530.1'2'09
Library of Congress Call Number 84-2975
ISBN 0-553-34103-0
Barcode 07678300895
Barcode (EAN) 34013
Price US $8.95
Price Canada $9.95
Impression/Printing No. 0 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2
Format Trade Paperback
Publication Location United States / Canada
Genre
Page Count 302 pages
Language English
Dimensions
(H × W × D)
Chapters Acknowledgements / vii
Introduction / xv
Prologue: Nothing Is Real / 1
Part One - The Quantum
Chapter One: Light / 7
Chapter Two: Atoms / 19
Chapter Three: Light And Atoms / 33
Chapter Four: Bohr's Atom / 51

Part Two - Quantum Mechanics
Chapter Five: Photons And Electrons / 81
Chapter Six: Matrices And Waves / 101
Chapter Seven: Cooking With Quanta / 123

Part Three - . . . And Beyond
Chapter Eight: Chance And Uncertainty / 155
Chapter Nine: Paradoxes And Probabilities / 177
Chapter Ten: The Proof Of The Pudding / 215
Chapter Eleven: Many Worlds / 235

Epilogue: Unfinished Business / 255
Bibliography / 277
Index: 291
Notes Library Of Congress Cataloging In Publication Data
Gribbin, John R.
In search of Schrödinger's cat
Bibliography: p. 277
Includes Index
1. Quantum theory -- History. 2. Reality
3. Schrödinger, Erwin. 1887 - 1961. I. Title

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