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Quantum Theory and Pictures of Reality

Foundations, Interpretations, and New Aspects

by Wolfram Schommers

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Published by Springer Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Quantum theory,
  • Physics

  • About the Edition

    Schommers introduces the foundations, mostly from a histori- cal point of view. Eberhard gives an introductory account of the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen paradox and Bell"s celebrated inequalities. D"Espagnat discusses realism andseparability and concludes that contemporary physics does not lead to a definite conception of the world. Eberhard shows how a model consistent with Bell"s theorem can be constructed by ad- mitting faster-than-light action at a distance. Schommers discusses the structure ofspace-time and argues that physi- cally real processes do not take place in but are projected on space-time. Selleri discusses the idea that objectively real quantum waves exist and could in principle be detected.

    Edition Notes

    Statementedited by Wolfram Schommers
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC173.96-174.52
    The Physical Object
    Format[electronic resource] :
    Pagination1 online resource (XVII, 336 pages 31 illustrations)
    Number of Pages336
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL27084173M
    ISBN 103642955703
    ISBN 109783642955709
    OCLC/WorldCa840302163

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