A Problem Focused Approach
Duncan G. Steel
April 2021
ISBN: 9780192895073
400 pages
Hardback
246x189mm
This book serves as introduction to quantum theory with emphasis on dynamical behaviour and applications of quantum mechanics, with minimal discussion of formalism. The goal is to help engineering and physics students begin to learn the tools for a quantum toolbox they will need to work in this area.
This book serves as introduction to quantum theory with emphasis on dynamical behaviour and applications of quantum mechanics, with minimal discussion of formalism. The goal is to help engineering and physics students begin to learn the tools for a quantum toolbox they will need to work in this area.
Duncan G. Steel, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Professor of Physics, University of Michigan
Duncan G. Steel, The Robert J. Hiller Professor, Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Professor of Physics, The University of Michigan - Ann Arbor. PhD in 1976 in Electrical and Nuclear Science, University of Michigan. Guggenheim Fellow (1999), APS Isakson Prize (2010), Elected Fellow of APS, OSA, and IEEE. 10 years at Hughes Research Laboratories (senior staff physicist), faculty at the University of Michigan (1985-), Area Chair for Optics and Director of the Optical Sciences Laboratory 1988-2007, Director of Biophysics 2007-2009.
"This book presents a combination of quantum physics and nanotechnology which is appealing and quite distinctive. The author has a huge amount of experience in presenting the material in the book to an undergraduate audience, and in working with the same range of ideas in a research context. The nature of the presentation of the material reflects this experience." - Richard Phillips, University of Cambridge
"Duncan Steel has written an excellent textbook for intermediate engineering students, based on his experience in teaching classes in the area of quantum mechanics for engineers and in mentoring research students in the basic physics issues in quantum technology. His selection of topics is right on the mark. His consideration for the accessibility by the students is detailed, valuable and quite rare. The book has a lot of appeal. " - Lu J. Sham, University of California at San Diego
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