By Xavier Oriols Pladevall,Jordi Mompart
Most textbooks clarify quantum mechanics as a narrative the place every one step follows clearly from the only previous it. although, the advance of quantum mechanics used to be precisely the contrary. It used to be a zigzagging path packed with own disputes the place scientists have been compelled to desert well-established classical innovations and to discover new and ingenious routes. This ebook demonstrates the large sensible software of one other of those routes in explaining quantum phenomena in numerous learn fields. Bohmian mechanics—the formula of the quantum idea pioneered via Louis de Broglie and David Bohm—offers an alternate mathematical formula of quantum phenomena when it comes to quantum trajectories. It sheds mild at the limits and extensions of our current knowing of quantum mechanics towards different paradigms, equivalent to relativity or cosmology.
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