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Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution, John Gribbin

Label
Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution
Title
Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution
Statement of responsibility
John Gribbin
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"This books takes us into the heart of the quantum revolution. He tells the story of Schrödinger's surprisingly colorful life (he arrived for a position at Oxford University with both his wife and mistress). And with his trade mark accessible style and popular touch explains the fascinating world of quantum mechanics, which underpins all of modern science"--
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1946-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gribbin, John
Dewey number
  • 530.092
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
QC16.S265
LC item number
G75 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Schrödinger, Erwin
  • Schrödinger, Erwin
  • Schrödinger, Erwin
  • Physicists
  • Physics
  • Quantum theory
  • SCIENCE
  • Physicists
  • Physics
  • Quantum theory
  • Austria
  • Physicists
  • Physics
  • Quantum theory
Label
Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution, John Gribbin
Link
http://catalogimages.wiley.com/images/db/jimages/9781118299265.jpg
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Bantam Press, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: It's not rocket science -- Nineteenth-century boy -- Physics before Schrodinger -- Twentieth-century man -- The first quantum revolution -- Solid Swiss respectability -- Matrix mechanics -- Schrodinger and the second quantum revolution -- The big time in Berlin -- The coming of the quantum cat -- There, and back again -- "The happiest years of my life" -- What is life? -- Back to Vienna -- Schrodinger's scientific legacy -- Postscript: Quantum generations
Control code
ocn788294097
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 321 pages
Isbn
9781118299265
Lccn
2012025742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781118299265
  • (OCoLC)788294097
Label
Erwin Schrödinger and the quantum revolution, John Gribbin
Link
http://catalogimages.wiley.com/images/db/jimages/9781118299265.jpg
Publication
Note
Originally published: Great Britain : Bantam Press, 2012
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Introduction: It's not rocket science -- Nineteenth-century boy -- Physics before Schrodinger -- Twentieth-century man -- The first quantum revolution -- Solid Swiss respectability -- Matrix mechanics -- Schrodinger and the second quantum revolution -- The big time in Berlin -- The coming of the quantum cat -- There, and back again -- "The happiest years of my life" -- What is life? -- Back to Vienna -- Schrodinger's scientific legacy -- Postscript: Quantum generations
Control code
ocn788294097
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
xii, 321 pages
Isbn
9781118299265
Lccn
2012025742
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • (Sirsi) i9781118299265
  • (OCoLC)788294097

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