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Published by Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg in Berlin, Heidelberg .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Quantum theory,
  • Physics

Book details:

Edition Notes

Statementedited by Diego Dalvit, Peter Milonni, David Roberts, Felipe da Rosa
SeriesLecture Notes in Physics -- 834
ContributionsMilonni, Peter, Roberts, David, da Rosa, Felipe, SpringerLink (Online service)
The Physical Object
Format[electronic resource] /
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25545519M
ISBN 109783642202872, 9783642202889

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