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Quantum MechanicsAn Empiricist View$
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Bas C. van Fraassen

Print publication date: 1991

Print ISBN-13: 9780198239802

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198239807.001.0001

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The Basic Theory of Quantum Mechanics

The Basic Theory of Quantum Mechanics

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Quantum Mechanics

Bas C. van Fraassen

Oxford University Press

Covered are Hilbert space, vector, and operator representations of pure and mixed states, measurable physical quantities (observables), Gleason's theorem, Lueders’ Rule, unitary operators, and Schroedinger's Equation, symmetries of the Hamiltonian and the corresponding conservation laws, and superselection rules.

Keywords:   conservation law, Gleason's theorem, Hamiltonian, Hilbert space, Lueders’ Rule, mixed state, observables, pure state, Schroedinger's Equation, superselection rule, symmetry, unitary operators

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