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Tensor Network States and Effective Particles for Low-Dimensional Quantum Spin Systems Laurens Vanderstraeten This thesis develops new techniques for simulating the low-energy behaviour of quantum spin systems in one and two dimensions. Combining these developments, it subsequently uses the formalism of tensor network states to derive an effective particle description for one- and... Format: Hardback - Released: 24/09/2017 |
Exploring Quantum Foundations with Single Photons Martin Ringbauer This thesis uses high-precision single-photon experiments to shed new light on the role of reality, causality, and uncertainty in quantum mechanics. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the current understanding of quantum foundations and details three influential experiments that significantly... Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017 |
Surfing the Quantum World Frank S. (Professor Emeritus, Brown University) Levin The ideas and phenomena of the quantum world are strikingly unlike those encountered in our visual world. This book shows why and how this is so via a gentle introduction to the principles of quantum theory. It is used to... Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017 |
Cracking Quantum Physics Brian (Author) Clegg An accessible, comprehensive and fully illustrated guide to the fascinating field of Quantum Physics. Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017 |
Quantum Fields From the Hubble to the Planck Scale Michael (Professor of Physics, Norwegian University of Science and Technology) Kachelriess Introduces quantum field theory together with its most important applications to cosmology and astroparticle physics in a coherent framework. Applications such as topological defects, phase transitions, dark matter, external gravitational fields, and black holes help students to bridge the gap... Format: Hardback - Released: 21/09/2017 |
The Development of Elementary Quantum Theory Herbert Capellmann This book traces the evolution of the ideas that eventually resulted in the elementary quantum theory in 1925/26. Further, it discusses the essential differences between the fundamental equations of Quantum Theory derived by Born and Jordan, logically comprising Quantum Mechanics... Format: Paperback - Released: 13/09/2017 |
Numerical Methods for Time-Resolved Quantum Nanoelectronics Joseph Weston This thesis develops novel numerical techniques for simulating quantum transport in the time domain and applies them to pertinent physical systems such as flying qubits in electronic interferometers and superconductor/semiconductor junctions hosting Majorana bound states (the key ingredient for topological... Format: Hardback - Released: 07/09/2017 |
Search for Flavor-Changing Neutral Current Top Quark Decays t ? Hq, with H ? bb? , in pp Collisions at ? s = 8 TeV with the ATLAS Detector Shota Tsiskaridze This PhD thesis focuses on the search for flavor-changing neutral currents in the decay of a top quark to an up-type quark (q = u, c) and the Standard Model Higgs boson, where the Higgs boson decays to bb. Further,... Format: Hardback - Released: 04/09/2017 |
Search for Sterile Neutrinos with the MINOS Long-Baseline Experiment Ashley Michael Timmons This thesis highlights data from MINOS, a long-baseline accelerator neutrino experiment, and details one of the most sensitive searches for the sterile neutrino ever made. Further, it presents a new analysis paradigm to enable this measurement and a comprehensive study... Format: Hardback - Released: 03/09/2017 |
Effective Field Theories for Heavy Majorana Neutrinos in a Thermal Bath Simone Biondini In this thesis we discuss the construction of an effective field theory (EFT) for non-relativistic Majorana fermions, show how to use it to calculate observables in a thermal medium, and derive the effects of these thermal particles on the CP... Format: Hardback - Released: 31/08/2017 |
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Compact Representations for the Design of Quantum Logic Philipp Niemann, Robert Wille This book discusses modern approaches and challenges of computer-aided design (CAD) of quantum circuits with a view to providing compact representations of quantum functionality. Focusing on the issue of quantum functionality, it presents Quantum Multiple-Valued Decision Diagrams (QMDDs - a... Format: Paperback - Released: 26/09/2017 |
Statistical Methods for Data Analysis in Particle Physics Luca Lista This concise set of course-based notes provides the reader with the main concepts and tools needed to perform statistical analyses of experimental data, in particular in the field of high-energy physics (HEP). First, the book provides an introduction to probability... Format: Paperback - Released: 27/09/2017 |
Higgs Properties at the LHC Implications on the Standard Model and on Cosmology Jason Tsz Shing Yue This thesis studies the properties of the Higgs particle, discovered at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in 2012, in order to elucidate its role in electroweak symmetry breaking and cosmological phase transition in the early universe. It shows that a... Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017 |
Collective Classical And Quantum Fields: In Plasmas, Superconductors, Superfluid 3he, And Liquid Crystals Hagen (Freie Univ Berlin, Germany) Kleinert Format: Hardback - Released: 28/09/2017 |
Above and Below Modern Physics for Everyone Jack Challoner Format: Paperback - Released: 29/09/2017 |
Foundations of Quantum Mechanics An Exploration of the Physical Meaning of Quantum Theory Travis Norsen Authored by an acclaimed teacher of quantum physics and philosophy, this textbook pays special attention to the aspects that many courses sweep under the carpet. Traditional courses in quantum mechanics teach students how to use the quantum formalism to make... Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017 |
Searching for New Physics in b ? s? +? ? Transitions at the LHCb Experiment Luca Pescatore This thesis presents two analyses of semileptonic b ? sl+l? decays using Flavour Changing Neutral Currents (FCNCs) to test for the presence of new physics and lepton flavour universality, and the equality of couplings for different leptons, which on the... Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017 |
Dualities, Helicity Amplitudes, and Little Conformal Symmetry Kitran Macey M. Colwell It applies the recent new insights about the usefulness of helicity amplitudes in understanding gauge theory to the long-standing effort to understand theories with both electric and magnetic charges. Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017 |
First Measurement of Neutrino and Antineutrino Oscillation at T2K Kirsty Elizabeth Duffy This thesis reports the measurement of muon neutrino and antineutrino disappearance and electron neutrino and antineutrino appearance in a muon neutrino and antineutrino beam using the T2K experiment. Format: Hardback - Released: 13/10/2017 |
An Introduction to Quantum Fluids Eric Suraud, Phuong Mai Dinh, Jesus Navarro What makes atomic nuclei and neutron stars so similar both to domestic electricity and to stained glass in cathedrals? The answer to this surprising question lies in the unifying concept of quantum fluids, which allows one to understand the behavior... Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017 |
Neutron Interferometry Lessons in Experimental Quantum Mechanics, Wave-Particle Duality, and Entanglement Helmut Rauch, Samuel A. Werner Quantum interference phenomena are vividly displayed in the wide assembly of neutron interferometry experiments. A description of the instrumentation, analysis of the results, and interpretation of these experiments are the main subject of this book. Format: Paperback - Released: 15/10/2017 |
Search for New Phenomena in Dijet Angular Distributions at ? s = 8 and 13 TeV Lene Kristian Bryngemark This thesis describes the use of the angular distributions of the most energetic dijets in data recorded by the ATLAS experiment, at CERN's Large Hadron Collider (LHC), the goal of which is to search for phenomena beyond what the current... Format: Hardback - Released: 19/10/2017 |
Quantum Mechanics in Matrix Form Gunter Ludyk This book gives an introduction to quantum mechanics with the matrix method. Heisenberg's matrix mechanics is described in detail. The fundamental equations are derived by algebraic methods using matrix calculus. Only a brief description of Schrodinger's wave mechanics is given... Format: Hardback - Released: 06/12/2017 |
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Digestible Quantum Field Theory Andrei Smilga This book gives an intermediate level treatment of quantum field theory, appropriate to a reader with a first degree in physics and a working knowledge of special relativity and quantum mechanics. It aims to give the reader some understanding of... Format: Hardback - Released: 23/08/2017 |
The Conceptual Framework of Quantum Field Theory Anthony (Professor of Physics, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh) Duncan The book provides a step by step construction of the framework of relativistic quantum field theory, starting from a minimal set of basic foundational postulates. The emphasis is on a careful and detailed description of the conceptual subtleties of modern... Format: Paperback - Released: 17/08/2017 |
Quantum Mechanics, Second edition Paul C. W. Davies Quantum mechanics is the key to modern physics and chemistry, yet it is notoriously difficult to understand. This book is designed to overcome that obstacle. Clear and concise, it provides an easily readable introduction intended for science undergraduates with no... Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017 |
Spin Wave Confinement Propagating Waves, Second Edition Sergej O. (University of Munster, Germany) Demokritov Since the publication of the first edition of Spin-Wave Confinement, the magnetic community's interest in dynamic excitations in magnetic systems of reduced dimensions has been increasing. Although the concept of spin waves and their quanta (magnons) as propagating excitation of... Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017 |
An Introduction to Quantum Physics A. P. French Provides comprehensive coverage of all the fundamentals of quantum physics. Full mathematical treatments are given. Uses examples from different areas of physics to demonstrate how theories work in practice. Text derived from lectures delivered at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Format: Hardback - Released: 15/08/2017 |
Finite and Profinite Quantum Systems Apostolos Vourdas This monograph provides an introduction to finite quantum systems, a field at the interface between quantum information and number theory, with applications in quantum computation and condensed matter physics. The first major part of this monograph studies the so-called `qubits'... Format: Hardback - Released: 14/08/2017 |
Quantum Reality Theory and Philosophy Jonathan Allday Probably the most successful scientific theory ever created, quantum theory has profoundly changed our view of the world and extended the limits of our knowledge, impacting both the theoretical interpretation of a tremendous range of phenomena and the practical development... Format: Hardback - Released: 11/08/2017 |
Spin Chemical Physics of Graphene Elena F. Sheka 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:... Format: Hardback - Released: 30/07/2017 |
Quantum Statistical Field Theory An Introduction to Schwinger's Variational Method with Green's Function Nanoapplications, Graphene and Superconductivity Norman J. M. (Emeritus Professor, Department of Physics and Engineering Physics, Stevens Institute of Technology, Hobok Horing The methods of coupled quantum field theory, which have played a major role in the extensive development of nonrelativistic quantum many-particle theory and condensed matter physics, are at the core of this book. Format: Hardback - Released: 27/07/2017 |
Search for New Physics in Mono-jet Final States in pp Collisions at sqrt(s)=13 TeV with the ATLAS Experiment at the LHC Giuliano Gustavino This thesis provides a detailed and comprehensive description of the search for New Physics at the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) in the mono-jet final state, using the first 3.2 fb$^{-1}$ of data collected at the centre of mass energy of... Format: Hardback - Released: 18/07/2017 |
Study of the Electroweak Symmetry Breaking Sector for the LHC Rafael Delgado Lopez In this dissertation, we revisit the prospects of a strongly interacting theory for the Electroweak Symmetry Breaking Sector of the Standard Model, after the discovery of a Higgs-like boson at 125GeV. As the LHC constrains new phenomena near the Higgs... Format: Hardback - Released: 16/07/2017 |
Quantum Theory and Statistical Thermodynamics Principles and Worked Examples Peter Hertel This textbook presents a concise yet detailed introduction to quantum physics. Concise, because it condenses the essentials to a few principles. Detailed, because these few principles - necessarily rather abstract - are illustrated by several telling examples. A fairly complete... Format: Hardback - Released: 09/07/2017 |
Lectures on General Quantum Correlations and their Applications Felipe Fernandes Fanchini This book presents a distinctive way of understanding quantum correlations beyond entanglement, introducing readers to this less explored yet very fundamental aspect of quantum theory. It takes into account most of the new ideas involving quantum phenomena, resources, and applications... Format: Hardback - Released: 09/07/2017 |
Quantum Physics What Everyone Needs to Know Michael G. Raymer Discusses the history, science, applications, and relevant current issues of quantum physics in an accessible way for the non-scientist. Format: Hardback - Released: 05/07/2017 |
Non-Relativistic Quantum Mechanics Ravinder R. Puri Quantum mechanics, from its birth to quantum information, is explained in a simple way using established mathematical techniques. Format: Hardback - Released: 04/07/2017 |
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