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Quantum Theory

  • Scattering in Quantum Field Theoriesby Daniel Iagolnitzer

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 49.95

    Axiomatic and constructive approaches to quantum field theory first aim to establish it on precise, non-perturbative bases: general axioms and rigorous definition of specific theories respectively. From the viewpoint of particle physics, the goal is then to develop a relativistic scattering theory, including particle analysis and the derivation of... more...

  • From Perturbative to Constructive Renormalizationby V. Rivasseau

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 55.50

    The last decade has seen striking progress in the subject of renormalization in quantum field theory. The old subject of perturbative renormalization has been revived by the use of powerful methods such as multiscale decompositions; precise estimates have been added to the initial theorems on finiteness of renormalized perturbation theory, with new... more...

  • Quantum Theory and Measurementby John Archibald Wheeler; Wojciech Hubert Zurek

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 134.50

    The forty-nine papers collected here illuminate the meaning of quantum theory as it is disclosed in the measurement process. Together with an introduction and a supplemental annotated bibliography, they discuss issues that make quantum theory, overarching principle of twentieth-century physics, appear to many to prefigure a new revolution in science.... more...

  • Between Chance and Choiceby Harald Atmanspacher; Robert Bishop

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 23.99

    Are choice and free will possible in a world governed by deterministic fundamental equations? What sense would determinism make if many events and processes in the world seemed to be governed by chance? These and many other questions emphasize the fact that chance and choice are two leading actors on stage whenever issues of determinism are under discussion.This... more...

  • The Pauli-Jung Conjecture and Its Impact Todayby Harald Atmanspacher; Christopher A. Fuchs

    Andrews UK 2014; US$ 23.99

    Related to the key areas of Pauli's and Jung's joint interests, the book covers overlapping issues from the perspectives of physics, philosophy, and psychology. Of primary significance are epistemological questions connected to issues such as realism, measurement, observation, consciousness, and the unconscious. The contributions assess the... more...

  • Pomeranchuk 100by Alexander Gorsky; Mikhail Vysotsky

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 127.00

    This book provides extended versions of the talks given at the memorial Pomeranchuk-100 Conference, June 5-6, held in the Institute of Theoretical and Experimental Physics, Moscow, Russia and the review of the 2013 Pomeranchuk Prize Winner — Mikhail Shifman. It shall provide a broad review of the current status of the research in the high energy... more...

  • What We Would Like Lhc to Give Us - Proceedings of the International School of Subnuclear Physicsby Antonino Zichichi

    World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 205.00

    This book is the proceedings of the International School of Subnuclear Physics, ISSP 2012, 50th Course — ERICE, 23 June 2013 - 2 July 2012. This course was devoted to the celebrations of the 50th Anniversary of the Subnuclear Physics School which was started in 1961 by Antonino Zichichi with John Bell at CERN and formally established in 1962 by... more...

  • Negative Quantum Channelsby James M. McCracken

    Morgan & Claypool Publishers 2014; US$ 50.00

    This book is a brief introduction to negative quantum channels, i.e., linear, trace-preserving (and consistent) quantum maps that are not completely positive. The flat and sharp operators are introduced and explained. Complete positivity is presented as a mathematical property, but it is argued that complete positivity is not a physical requirement... more...

  • Electroweak Symmetry Breakingby Mgr.Adam Smetana

    Springer 2014; US$ 129.00

    With this thesis the author contributes to the development of a non-mainstream but long-standing approach to electroweak symmetry breaking based on an analogy with superconductivity. Electroweak symmetry breaking is assumed to be caused by dynamically generated masses of typical fermions, i.e., of quarks and leptons, which in turn assumes a new dynamics... more...

  • Introduction to Quantum Field Theoryby V.lG. Kiselev; Ya.M. Shnir; A.Ya. Tregubovich

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 164.95

    This text explains the features of quantum and statistical field systems that result from their field-theoretic nature and are common to different physical contexts. It supplies the practical tools for carrying out calculations and discusses the meaning of the results. The central concept is that of effective action (or free energy), and the main technical... more...