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Analysis and Stochastics of Growth Processes and Interface Models

Peter Mörters, Roger Moser, Mathew Penrose, Hartmut Schwetlick, and Johannes Zimmer (eds)

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
September 2008
ISBN:
9780199239252
eISBN:
9780191716911
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199239252.001.0001
Subject:
Mathematics, Probability / Statistics, Analysis

There has been a significant increase recently in activities on the interface between applied analysis and probability theory. With the potential of a combined approach to the study of various ... More


The Quantum Model: Spatial Magnitude

Michael J. White

in The Continuous and the Discrete: Ancient Physical Theories from a Contemporary Perspective

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239529
eISBN:
9780191679940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239529.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This chapter discusses the quantum model of spatial magnitude. There are two forms of the doctrine that spatial magnitude is constituted of quanta. According to the weaker form, it is a physical fact ... More


Introduction to Part II

Michael J. White

in The Continuous and the Discrete: Ancient Physical Theories from a Contemporary Perspective

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239529
eISBN:
9780191679940
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239529.003.0009
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

Part II investigates two Hellenistic models of spatial magnitude, time, and motion — models that can be seen as conceptual alternatives to the Aristotelian model considered in some detail in Part I. ... More


The Continuous and the Discrete: Ancient Physical Theories from a Contemporary Perspective

Michael J. White

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198239529
eISBN:
9780191679940
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198239529.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Ancient Philosophy, Philosophy of Science

This book presents a detailed analysis of three ancient models of spatial magnitude, time, and local motion. The book connects the Aristotelian model, which represents spatial magnitude, time, and ... More


Quantum information with lattice gases

Maciej Lewenstein, Anna Sanpera, and Verònica Ahufinger

in Ultracold Atoms in Optical Lattices: Simulating quantum many-body systems

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199573127
eISBN:
9780191775048
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199573127.003.0013
Subject:
Physics, Atomic, Laser, and Optical Physics

This chapter discusses various possible implementations of universal quantum computing with lattice gases. In particular, it presents a quantum circuit model based on single and two orbit operations, ... More


Quantum Tavis–Cummings Model

Hans-Peter Eckle

in Models of Quantum Matter: A First Course on Integrability and the Bethe Ansatz

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780199678839
eISBN:
9780191878589
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199678839.003.0012
Subject:
Physics, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials

This chapter extends the algebraic Bethe ansatz to the quantum Tavis–Cummings model, an N atom generalization of the Jaynes–Cummings model to describe the strong interaction between light and quantum ... More


The Harmonic Solid

Robert H. Swendsen

in An Introduction to Statistical Mechanics and Thermodynamics

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780198853237
eISBN:
9780191887703
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198853237.003.0026
Subject:
Physics, Condensed Matter Physics / Materials, Theoretical, Computational, and Statistical Physics

In Chapter 26 we return to calculating the contributions to the specific heat of a crystal from the vibrations of the atoms. The vibrations of a model of a solid, for which the interactions are ... More


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