Download e-book for iPad: Quantum Mechanics at the Crossroads: New Perspectives from by James Evans,Alan S. Thorndike

This publication offers an in-depth and rigorous research of the Wigner remodel and its variations. they're offered first inside of a context of a common mathematical framework, after which via purposes to quantum mechanics. The Wigner rework used to be brought by means of Eugene Wigner in 1932 as a chance quasi-distribution which permits expression of quantum mechanical expectation values within the related shape because the averages of classical statistical mechanics.