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The Postulates of Quantum Mechanics

  • Alberto Galindo
  • Pedro Pascual
Part of the Texts and Monographs in Physics book series (TMP)

Abstract

In the previous chapter, we illustrated the failure of classical mechanics and the classical theory of the electromagnetic field to explain a variety of physical phenomena satisfactorily. In order to do so, a new theory emerged which is today known as quantum mechanics (QM).

Keywords

Hilbert Space Quantum Mechanic Mixed State Pure State Density Operator 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • Alberto Galindo
    • 1
  • Pedro Pascual
    • 2
  1. 1.Departamento de Física TeóricaUniversidad Complutense Facultad de Ciencias FísicasMadridSpain
  2. 2.Departamento de Física TeóricaUniversidad de Barcelona Facultad de FísicaBarcelonaSpain

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