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Quantum Information and Consciousness: A Gentle Introduction

Danko D. Georgiev
December 15, 2017

"I loved the book! This book is not just interesting, it is exciting. I have probably read every significant book in the field, and this is the strongest and most convincing one yet. It is also one of the most comprehensive in its explanations. I shall most certainly recommend the book to...

The Quantum Physics of Atomic Frequency Standards: Recent Developments

Jacques Vanier, Cipriana Tomescu
December 01, 2017

Up-to-Date Coverage of Stable and Accurate Frequency Standards The Quantum Physics of Atomic Frequency Standards: Recent Developments covers advances in atomic frequency standards (atomic clocks) from the last several decades. It explains the use of various techniques, such as laser optical pumping...

Spin Chemical Physics of Graphene

Elena Sheka
November 27, 2017

Graphene’s nickname ‘miracle material’ normally means the material superior properties. However, all these characteristics are only the outward manifestation of the wonderful nature of graphene. The real miracle of graphene is that the specie is a union of two entities: a physical - and a chemical...

Causal Physics: Photons by Non-Interactions of Waves

Chandrasekhar Roychoudhuri
October 12, 2017

Causal Physics: Photons by Non Interactions of Waves redefines the mathematical Superposition Principle as an operational Superposition Effect; which is the measurable physical transformation experienced by a detector due to stimulations induced by multiple waves simultaneously acting on the...

An Introduction to Quantum Fluids

Phuong Mai Dinh, Jesus Navarro, Eric Suraud
September 22, 2017

What do atomic nuclei, neutron stars, a domestic power supply, and the stunning colors of stained glass in cathedrals all have in common? The answer lies in the unifying concept of quantum fluids, which allows us to understand the behavior and properties of these different systems in simple terms....

An Introduction to Gauge Theories

Nicola Cabibbo, Luciano Maiani, Omar Benhar
July 11, 2017

Written by world-leading experts in particle physics, this new book from Luciano Maiani and Omar Benhar, with contributions from the late Nicola Cabibbo, is based on Feynman’s path integrals. Key elements of gauge theories are described—Feynman diagrams, gauge-fixing, Faddeev-Popov ghosts—as well...

Stochastic Simulations of Clusters: Quantum Methods in Flat and Curved Spaces

Emanuele Curotto
June 13, 2017

Unravels Complex Problems through Quantum Monte Carlo Methods Clusters hold the key to our understanding of intermolecular forces and how these affect the physical properties of bulk condensed matter. They can be found in a multitude of important applications, including novel fuel materials,...

Quantum Continuous Variables: A Primer of Theoretical Methods

Alessio Serafini
June 07, 2017

Quantum Continuous Variables introduces the theory of continuous variable quantum systems, from its foundations based on the framework of Gaussian states to modern developments, including its applications to quantum information and forthcoming quantum technologies. This new book addresses the...

Quantum Trajectories

Pratim Kumar Chattaraj
May 22, 2017

The application of quantum mechanics to many-particle systems has been an active area of research in recent years as researchers have looked for ways to tackle difficult problems in this area. The quantum trajectory method provides an efficient computational technique for solving both stationary...

Quantum Optics for Engineers

F.J. Duarte
March 29, 2017

Quantum Optics for Engineers provides a transparent and methodical introduction to quantum optics via the Dirac's bra–ket notation with an emphasis on practical applications and basic aspects of quantum mechanics such as Heisenberg's uncertainty principle and Schrodinger's equation. Self-contained...

Quantum Effects in Tribology

Dmitry Nikolaevich Lyubimov, Kirill Nikolaevich Dolgopolov
January 11, 2017

Quantum Effects in Tribology is devoted to the study of quantum foundations of materials friction interaction and evolutionary formation of tribosystem’s operating parameters. At the start of the book, large consideration is given to the analysis of the existing diversity of friction, wear, and...

Introduction to Topological Quantum Matter & Quantum Computation

Tudor D. Stanescu
December 07, 2016

What is "topological" about topological quantum states? How many types of topological quantum phases are there? What is a zero-energy Majorana mode, how can it be realized in a solid state system, and how can it be used as a platform for topological quantum computation? What is quantum computation...