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Author Caldeira, Amir O., 1950- author.

Title An introduction to macroscopic quantum phenomena and quantum dissipation / Amir O. Caldeira, Instituto de Física Gleb Wataghin, Universidade Estadual de Campinas.

Published Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2014.
©2014

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 UniM ERC  530.12 CALD    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiv, 283 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Elements of magnetism -- Elements of superconductivity -- Brownian motion -- Models for quantum dissipation -- Implementation of the propagator approach -- The damped harmonic oscillator -- Dissipative quantum tunneling -- Dissipative coherent tunneling -- Outlook -- Appendix A: Path integrals, the quantum mechanical propagator, and density operators -- Appendix B: The Markovian master equation -- Appendix C: Coherent-state representation -- Appendix D: Euclidean methods.
Subject Quantum theory.
ISBN 9780521113755 (hardback)