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    DescriptionFrom quarks to computing, this fascinating introduction covers every element of the quantum world in clear and accessible language. Drawing on a wealth of expertise to explain just what a fascinating field quantum physics is, Rae points out that it is not simply a maze of technical jargon and philosophical ideas, but a reality which affects our daily lives.

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    Quantum Physics
    A Beginner's Guide
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Alistair I. M. Rae
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 240
    Width: 128 mm
    Height: 196 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 240 g
    ISBN 13: 9781851683697
    ISBN 10: 1851683690

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T8.0
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SCI
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BIC subject category V2: PHQ
    Ingram Subject Code: SE
    Libri: I-SE
    B&T Merchandise Category: SCI
    B&T General Subject: 710
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 02
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 16850
    DC22: 530.12
    BISAC V2.8: SCI055000, SCI000000
    B&T Approval Code: A53010000, A53300000
    BISAC V2.8: SCI057000
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    LC classification: QC174.12 .R334 2006
    Thema V1.0: PHQ
    Oneworld Publications
    Imprint name
    Oneworld Publications
    Publication date
    28 January 2006
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    Author Information
    Alastair Rae is editor of The European Journal of Physics and was until his recent retirement, Reader in Quantum Physics at the University of Birmingham. His Quantum Mechanics, now in its second edition, has become a standard undergraduate text on the subject, and his book on the philosophical implications of quantum theory, Quantum Physics: Illusion or Reality?, is in its fourth edition and has been translated into six different languages.
    Review quote
    "An accessible introduction to the field and assumes no prior knowledge; A comprehensive and up to date review." Scientific and Medical Network
    Table of contents
    1. Quantum physics is not rocket science 2. Waves and particles 3. power from the quantum 4. metals and insulators 5. semiconductors and computor chips 6. superconductivity 7. Spic doctoring 8. what does it all mean? 9. conclusions