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Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes: Niels Bohr and the Construction of a New Physics Sandro Petruccioli

Atoms, Metaphors and Paradoxes: Niels Bohr and the Construction of a New Physics

Sandro Petruccioli

Published November 23rd 2006
ISBN : 9780521031882
Paperback
252 pages
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This book reexamines the birth of quantum mechanics, in particular examining the development of crucial and original insights of Bohr. In particular, it gives a detailed study of the development and the interpretation given to Bohrs Principle ofMoreThis book reexamines the birth of quantum mechanics, in particular examining the development of crucial and original insights of Bohr. In particular, it gives a detailed study of the development and the interpretation given to Bohrs Principle of Correspondence. It also describes the role that this principle played in guiding Bohrs research over the critical period from 1920 to 1927.