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Sneaking a Look at God's Cards: Unraveling the Mysteries of Quantum Mechanics

Giancarlo Ghirardi
Publisher: 
Princeton Univesity Press
Publication Date: 
2007
Number of Pages: 
488
Format: 
Paperback
Price: 
22.95
ISBN: 
9780691130378
Category: 
General
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 Preface xi
Acknowledgments xvii
Chapter One: The Collapse of the "Classical" World View 1
Chapter Two: The Polarization of Light 25
Chapter Three: Quanta, Chance Events, and Indeterminism 43
Chapter Four: The Superposition Principle and the Conceptual Structure of the Theory 79
Chapter Five: Visualization and Scientific Progress 111
Chapter Six: The Interpretation of the Theory 120
Chapter Seven: The Bohr-Einstein Dialogue 149
Chapter Eight: A Bolt from the Blue: The Einstein-Podolski-Rosen Argument 165
Chapter Nine: Hidden Variables 195
Chapter Ten: Bell's Inequality and Nonlocality 226
Chapter Eleven: Nonlocality and Superluminal Signals 261
Chapter Twelve: Quantum Cryptography 292
Chapter Thirteen: Quantum Computers 313
Chapter Fourteen: Systems of Identical Particles 331
Chapter Fifteen: From Microscopic to Macroscopic 344
Chapter Sixteen: In Search of a Coherent Framework for All Physical Processes 377
Chapter Seventeen: Spontaneous Localization, Properties, and Perceptions 416
Chapter Eighteen: Macrorealism and Noninvasive Measurements 437
Chapter Nineteen: Conclusions 448
Notes 455
Bibliography 473
Index 477

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