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Published: 29 August 2019

512 Pages | 69 illustrations


ISBN: 9780198845478

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Constructing Quantum Mechanics

Volume 1: The Scaffold: 1900-1923

Anthony Duncan and Michel Janssen

  • Careful analysis of the early development of quantum mechanics, one of the signature scientific achievements of 20th century
  • A contemporary and comprehensive treatment of the period, providing both selective and reliable coverage and drawing out new insights
  • Includes reconstructions of the derivations of all key results of the physics discussed, making it a suitable textbook for a variety of physics courses
  • Offers new perspectives on classic papers by famed physicists involved in the movement: Planck, Einstein, and Bohr