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Nuclear Physics

By Jeremy Bernstein

ISBN-10: 9814578940

ISBN-13: 9789814578943

This booklet of essays in 4 elements, used to be written over a decade and entire of surprises for the breadth and diversity of its subject material. the 1st half is ready the principles of the quantum concept which displays the author's many conversations with the overdue John Bell who persuaded him that there's nonetheless no passable interpretation of the speculation. the second one half offers with nuclear guns. one of many essays issues the production of the trendy fuel centrifuge which was once performed through German prisoners of warfare within the Soviet Union. The proliferation of those centrifuges was once one of many matters within the unfold of nuclear guns. The 3rd part offers with monetary engineering with a profile of Louis Bachelier, the French mathematician who created it firstly of the 20 th century. the ultimate part bargains with the Higgs boson and the way it truly is used for producing mass. It features a exact article of the way this mechanism works.

Contents:

  • Quantum Theory:
    • A refrain of Bells
    • A Quantum Past
    • A Double Slit
    • Dirac, a few Strangeness within the Proportion
    • Another Dirac
    • More approximately Bohm's Quantum
    • Max Born and the Quantum Theory
    • The Quantum size Problem
  • Nuclear Weapons:
    • Oppenheinmer
    • Unintended Consequences
    • An not likely Collaboration
    • A Nuclear Supermarket
    • Who's Next?
    • A Memorandum that modified the World
  • Mathematics and Finance:
    • Bachelier
    • A Primer of items you must be aware of to keep on with the monetary News
  • The Higgs Boson:
    • A query of Mass
    • An higher Bound
    • A Higgs Memorandum

Readership: The reader with an curiosity in quantum mechanics, and biographies of John Bell, Paul Dirac in addition to Louis Batchelier, who created the sphere of economic engineering.

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