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Heisenberg, Werner
The Physical Principles of the Quantum Theory
University of Chicago Press (1930), Chicago. 8vo. [6], vii-xii, 1-186, [2] pp. Bound in maroon cloth with lettering and publisher's device in gold on the front board, gold lettering with twin gilt rules at the top and bottom of the spine. Lacks the dust jacket. Several in-text diagrams and illustrations. Translated by Carl Eckart and Frank C. Hoyt. First American edition and the first edition in English. Heisenberg was one of the principal figures in the development of quantum mechanics and was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1932 for his contributions. The present book is based on a series of lectures Heisenberg delivered at the University of Chicago in the spring of 1929 in which he discussed the fundamental concepts of quantum mechanics and his uncertainty principle. A beautiful copy of Heisenberg's first book, a milestone work in the history of physics. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover; In Dust Jacket]
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