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050  4 QC174.12|b.P46 2015eb 
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100 1  Peña, Luis de la,|eauthor. 
245 14 The emerging quantum :|bthe physics behind quantum 
       mechanics /|cLuis de la Peña, Ana María Cetto, Andrea 
       Valdés Hernández. 
264  1 Cham :|bSpringer,|c[2014] 
264  4 |c©2015 
300    1 online resource (xiii, 366 pages) :|billustrations 
336    text|btxt|2rdacontent 
337    computer|bc|2rdamedia 
338    online resource|bcr|2rdacarrier 
504    Includes bibliographical references and index. 
505 0  Preface; Contents; 1 Quantum Mechanics: Some Questions; 
       1.1 On Being Principled ... At Least on Sundays; Appendix 
       A: The Ensemble Meaning of Probability; 1.1.1 The Sins of 
       Quantum Mechanics; 1.2 The Two Basic Readings of the 
       Quantum Formalism; 1.2.1 The Need for an Interpretation; 
       1.2.2 A Single System, or an Ensemble of Them?; 1.3 Is 
       Realism Still Alive?; 1.4 What is this Book About?; 1.4.1 
       The Underlying Hypothesis; 1.4.2 The System Under 
       Investigation; References; 2 The Phenomenological 
       Stochastic Approach: A Short Route to Quantum Mechanics. 
505 8  2.1 Why a Phenomenological Approach to Quantum 
       Mechanics?2.2 The Stochastic Description of Quantum 
       Mechanics; 2.3 Stochastic Quantum Mechanics; 2.3.1 
       Kinematics; 2.3.2 Spatial Probability Density and 
       Diffusive Velocity; 2.3.3 Dynamics; 2.3.4 Integrating the 
       Equation of Motion; 2.3.5 Quantum and Classical Stochastic
       Processes; 2.4 On Schrödinger-Like Equations; 2.5 
       Stochastic Quantum Trajectories; 2.5.1 Wavelike Patterns; 
       2.6 Extensions of the Theory, Some Brief Comments, and 
       Assessment; 2.6.1 A Summing Up; References. 
505 8  3 The Planck Distribution, a Necessary Consequence of the 
       Fluctuating Zero-Point Field3.1 Thermodynamics of the 
       Harmonic Oscillator; 3.1.1 Unfolding the Zero-Point 
       Energy; 3.2 General Thermodynamic Equilibrium 
       Distribution; 3.2.1 Thermal Fluctuations of the Energy; 
       3.2.2 Some Consequences of the Recurrence Relation; 3.3 
       Planck's Law from the Thermostatistics of the Harmonic 
       Oscillator; 3.3.1 General Statistical Equilibrium 
       Distribution; 3.3.2 Mean Energy as Function of 
       Temperature; Planck's Formula ; 3.4 Planck, Einstein and 
       the Zero-Point Energy. 
505 8  3.4.1 Comments on Planck's Original Analysis3.4.2 
       Einstein's Revolutionary Step; 3.4.3 Disclosing the Zero-
       Point Field; 3.5 Continuous Versus Discrete; 3.5.1 The 
       Partition Function; 3.5.2 The Origin of Discreteness; 3.6 
       A Quantum Statistical Distribution; 3.6.1 Total Energy 
       Fluctuations; 3.6.2 Quantum Fluctuations and Zero-Point 
       Fluctuations; 3.6.3 Comments on the Reality of the Zero-
       Point Fluctuations; References; 4 The Long Journey to the 
       Schrödinger Equation; 4.1 Elements of the Dynamics; 4.1.1 
       The Equation of Motion; 4.1.2 Basic Properties of the Zero
       -Point Field. 
505 8  4.2 Generalized Fokker-Planck Equation in Phase Space4.2.1
       Some Important Relations for Average Values; 4.3 
       Transition to Configuration Space; 4.3.1 A Digression: 
       Transition to Momentum Space; 4.3.2 A Hierarchy of Coupled
       Transfer Equations; 4.4 The Schrödinger Equation; 4.4.1 
       The Radiationless Approximation; 4.4.2 Statistical and 
       Quantum Averages; 4.4.3 Stationary Schrödinger Equation; 
       4.4.4 Detailed Energy Balance: The Entry Point for 
       Planck's Constant; 4.4.5 Schrödinger's i; 4.5 Further 
       Insights into the Quantum Description; 4.5.1 Fluctuations 
       of the Momentum. 
520    This monograph presents the latest findings from a long-
       term research project intended to identify the physics 
       behind Quantum Mechanics. A fundamental theory for quantum
       mechanics is constructed from first physical principles, 
       revealing quantization as an emergent phenomenon arising 
       from a deeper stochastic process. As such, it offers the 
       vibrant community working on the foundations of quantum 
       mechanics an alternative contribution open to discussion. 
       The book starts with a critical summary of the main 
       conceptual problems that still beset quantum mechanics. 
       The basic consideration is then intro. 
650  0 Quantum theory. 
655  4 Electronic books. 
700 1  Cetto, Ana María,|eauthor. 
700 1  Valdés, Andrea,|eauthor. 
710 2  SpringerLink|eissuing body. 
776 08 |iPrint version:|aDe la Pena, Luis.|tEmerging Quantum : 
       The Physics Behind Quantum Mechanics.|dDordrecht : 
       Springer, ©2014|z9783319078922 
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