Einstein and Quantum Theory: The Early Years


It is well known that Einstein played a very important part in the early development of quantum theory, 1 but it is probable that this part is still very often underestimated. In this chapter we discuss his work through to the coming of the Heisenberg-Schrödinger quantum theory in 1925–1926, and also his influence, mostly on Heisenberg and Born, in the period immediately afterwards.


Quantum Theory Nobel Prize Black Body Radiation Correspondence Principle Photoelectric Effect 
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