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Author Elitzur, Avshalom C.
Title Quo vadis quantum mechanics? / A. Elitzur, S. Dolev, N. Kolenda (eds.).
Imprint Berlin ; [Great Britain] : Springer, 2005.

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Author Elitzur, Avshalom C.
Series Frontiers collection
Frontiers collection.
Subject Quantum theory.
Alt Name Dolev, S. (Shahar)
Kolenda, N. (Nancy)
Temple University. Center for Frontier Sciences.
Description 1 online resource (xiv, 421 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents What is the measurement problem anyway? : introductory reflections on quantum puzzles / A.C. Elitzur -- Radically quantum : liberation and purification from classical prejudice / Hans-Peter Durr -- Quantum physics as a science of information / Caslav Brukner, Anton Zeilinger -- Quantum theory looks at time travel / Daniel M. Greenberger, Karl Svozil -- What connects different interpretations of quantum mechanics? / James B. Hartle -- Is quantum mechanics the whole truth? / A.J. Leggett -- Roundtable discussion I : physical theories, present and future -- Determinism beneath quantum mechanics / Gerard 't Hooft -- Relational quantum mechanics / Carlo Rovelli -- Matrix models as non-local hidden variables theories / Lee Smolin -- Towards a general operational and realistic framework for quantum mechanics and relativity theory / Diederik Aerts, Sven Aerts -- What is probability? / Simon Saunders -- On Hamilton-Jacobi theory as a classical root of quantum theory / Jeremy Butterfield -- Roundtable discussion II : quantum mechanics and its limits -- New insight into quantum entanglement using weak values / Yakir Aharonov, Shahar Dolev -- Non-commutative quantum geometry : a reappraisal of the Bohm approach to quantum theory / B.J. Hiley -- Quantum phenomena within a new theory of time / Avshalom C. Elitzur, Shahar Dolev -- Event-based quantum theory / Geoffrey F. Chew -- Quantum phenomena of biological systems as documented by biophotonics / Fritz-Albert Popp -- Quantum theory of the human person / Henry P. Stapp -- Roundtable discussion III : information and observation.
Summary "This book represents the combined efforts of sixteen of today's most eminent theoretical physicists to lay out future directions for quantum physics. The authors include Yakir Aharonov, Anton Zeilinger; the Nobel laureates Anthony Leggett and Geradus 't Hooft; Basil Hiley, Lee Smolin and Henry Stapp. Following a foreword by Roger Penrose, the individual chapters address questions such as quantum non-locality, the measurement problem, quantum insights into relativity, cosmology and thermodynamics, and the possible bearing of quantum phenomena on biology and consciousness."--Jacket.
Note Print version record.
ISBN 9783540266693
3540266690
3540221883 (cloth)
9783540221883 (cloth)
6610313288
9786610313280
ISBN/ISSN 10.1007/b137897
OCLC # 262677799
Additional Format Print version: Elitzur, Avshalom C. Quo vadis quantum mechanics?. Berlin ; [Great Britain] : Springer, 2005 3540221883 9783540221883 (DLC) 2004116224 (OCoLC)57752030


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