Pauli's exclusion principle : the origin and validation of a scientific principle [E-Book] / Michela Massimi.
Massimi, Michela, (author)
Cambridge : Cambridge University Press, 2005
1 online resource (211 pages)
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Table of Contents:
  • The exclusion principle : a philosophical overview
  • The origins of the exclusion principle : an extremely natural prescriptive rule
  • From the old quantum theory to the new quantum theory : reconsidering Kuhn's incommensurability
  • How Pauli's rule became the exclusion principle : from Fermi-Dirac statistics to the spin-statistics theorem
  • The exclusion principle opens up new avenues : from the eightfold way to quantum chromodynamics.