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Topics in the foundations of quantum theory and relativity

Hans Westman

Topics in the foundations of quantum theory and relativity

by Hans Westman

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Published by Dept. of Theoretical Physics, Chalmers University of Technology and Göteborg University .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Relativistic quantum theory.,
  • Relaxation phenomena.,
  • General relativity (Physics)

  • Edition Notes

    StatementHans Westman.
    ContributionsGöteborgs universitet., Chalmers tekniska högskola.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsQC174.24.R4 W47 2004
    The Physical Object
    Pagination1 v. (various pagings) :
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL3467634M
    ISBN 109162862804
    LC Control Number2005458970
    OCLC/WorldCa58427888

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