Coming of Age With Quantum Information: Notes on a Paulian Idea (BOK)

Christopher A. Fuchs

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A passionate and personal account of the early days of quantum information and quantum computing, this unique book is a collection of more than 500 letters between the author and many of the founders of these intriguing fields. Christopher A. Fuchs is one of the most penetrating modern thinkers on the philosophical foundations of quantum mechanics. This remarkable book follows his journey as he comes to grips with the quantum world. It contains correspondence with Charles Bennett, Gilles Brassard, Rolf Landauer, N. David Mermin, Michael Nielsen, Asher Peres, John Preskill, Abner Shimony, William Wootters, Anton Zeilinger, and many others. Filled with diary entries, anecdotes, historical selections, and research ideas, this book will fascinate physicists, philosophers, and historians of science.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2011 Forfatter Christopher A. Fuchs
Forlag
CAMBRIDGE UNIVERSITY PRESS
ISBN 9780521199261
Antall sider 600 Dimensjoner 17,4cm x 24,7cm x 3,3cm
Vekt 1300 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Philosophy of science, Quantum physics (quantum mechanics & quantum field theory)