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The Physical Principles of the Quantum Theory

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The contributions of few contemporary scientists have been as far reaching in their effects as those of Nobel Laureate Werner Heisenberg. His matrix theory is one of the bases of modern quantum mechanics, while his "uncertainty principle" has altered our whole philosophy of science.
In this classic, based on lectures delivered at the University of Chicago, Heisenberg presen
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Paperback, 208 pages
Published June 1st 1949 by Dover Publications (first published June 1930)
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المباديء الفيزيائية لنظرية الكم..
فيرنر هايزنبرج..
كتاب جيد لكن لا أنصح به من يقرأ عن الكوانتم لأوّل مرة، أو من ليس عنده خلفية رياضية. لأن الكتاب يحتوي على عمليات رياضية لن يفهما سوى شخص درس رياضيات وفيزياء.
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Dec 20, 2017 rated it really liked it
This book is advanced, I had a hard time following the book and understanding what is happening when I am around noise. Since this book is advance if you want to learn about Quantum theory this is the book to read first. I read this book on the kindle because it was cheap, the problem with the kindle for this book is there's always an equation he is showing you in the book and the problem with this is because on the kindle they made the equations very small that you can't read, I sooner later f ...more
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Today, there are many books that explain Quantum Theory in a more refined and axiomatic manner, but there's a great advantage in hearing it from the horse's mouth. You can see throughout the book that Heisenberg compares Quantum Physics with Einstein's Relativity. They are very similar indeed in the sense that they both point to a new way of thinking; a thinking based on Logical Positivism. In a nutshell, it means, you shouldn't assume something exists or has a meaning, unless you can show a pra ...more
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Werner Heisenberg was a German theoretical physicist who made foundational contributions to quantum mechanics and is best known for asserting the uncertainty principle of quantum theory. In addition, he made important contributions to nuclear physics, quantum field theory, and particle physics.

He won the 1932 Nobel prize in physics "for the creation of quantum mechanics, the application of which h
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