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Published by Springer-Verlag in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Austria

Subjects:

  • Schrödinger, Erwin, 1887-1961.,
  • Wave mechanics -- History.,
  • Physicists -- Austria -- Biography.

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographies and index.

StatementJagdish Mehra, Helmut Rechenberg.
SeriesThe Historical development of quantum theory ;, v. 5
ContributionsRechenberg, Helmut.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsQC173.98 .M44 vol. 5
The Physical Object
Pagination2 v. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2735268M
ISBN 100387962840, 0387963774
LC Control Number86029629

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