The Historical Development of Quantum Theory. . . .

By: MEHRA, Jagdish; Helmut RECHENBERG (eds.).

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5 volumes, with parts 1 and 2 for a total of seven books. 8vo. xlvii, 372; vi, 373-878; vi, 355; vi, 334; viii, 322; xviii, 366; vii, 367-980 pp. Diagrams, port. frontis. (volumes 5 only), index. Gilt-stamped maroon cloth, maroon dust-jacket; jackets lightly rubbed. Fine. First editions. "Quantum Theory, together with the principles of special and general relativity, constitute a scientific revolution that has profoundly influenced the way in which we think about the universe and the fundamental forces that govern it. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory is a definitive historical study of that scientific work and the human struggles that accompanied it from the beginning. Drawing upon such materials as the resources of the Archives for the History of Quantum Physics, the Niels Bohr Archives, and the archives and scientific correspondence of the principal quantum physicists, as well as Jagdish Mehra's personal discussions over many years with most of the architects of quantum theory, the authors have written a rigorous scientific history of quantum theory in a deeply human context. This multivolume work presents a rich account of an intellectual triumph: a unique analysis of the creative scientific process. The Historical Development of Quantum Theory is science, history, and biography, all wrapped in the story of a great human enterprise. Its lessons will be an aid to those working in the sciences and humanities alike." – publisher. This fine first edition set includes the following volumes, with parts 1 and 2 for a total of seven books: Volume 1, Part 1: The Quantum Theory of Planck, Einstein, Bohr and Sommerfeld: Its Foundation and the Rise of Its Difficulties 1900-1925. ISBN: 0387906428 Volume 1, Part 2: The Quantum Theory of Planck, Einstein, Bohr and Sommerfeld: Its Foundation and the Rise of Its Difficulties 1900-1925. ISBN: 0387906673 Volume 2, The Discovery of Quantum Mechanics 1925: ISBN: 0387906746 Volume 3, The Formulation of Matrix Mechanics and Its Modifications 1925-1926. ISBN: 3540906754 Volume 4, Part 1: The Fundamental Equations of Quantum Mechanics 1925-1926 [AND] Volume 4, Part 2: The Reception of the New Quantum Mechanics 1925-1926. ISBN: 0387906800 Volume 5: Erwin Schrodinger and the Rise of Wave Mechanics. Part 1: Schrodinger in Vienna and Zurich 1887-1925. ISBN:0387962840 Volume 5: Erwin Schrodinger and the Rise of Wave Mechanics. Part 2: The Creation of Wave Mechanics; Early Response and Applications 1925-1926. ISBN: 0387963774 First Edition.

Title: The Historical Development of Quantum Theory. . . .

Author Name: MEHRA, Jagdish; Helmut RECHENBERG (eds.).

Categories: Quantum Physics,

Publisher: New York:, Springer-Verlag, (1982-1987).: 1982

ISBN Number: 0387906428

ISBN Number 13: 9780387906423

lbs: 3.00 lbs

Seller ID: S12684

Keywords: Quantum Physics