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    • Keywords


      Quantum mechanics, history of science, quantum information science and technology, quantum theory.

    • Abstract


      A historical account of the development of quantum mechanics,and the roles played by many outstanding physicists, theirviews and philosophical attitudes is presented. Ingenious andpath-breaking experiments that helped this development alongare highlighted. Ideas and notions that initially arose in thecourse of discussions on foundations of quantum mechanicsand later paved the way for the emergence of the fieldof Quantum Information Science and Technology are brieflytouched upon.

    • Author Affiliations


      Arvind 1 Kavita Dorai1 Subhash Chaturvedi2 Mukunda C3

      1. IISER Mohali Knowledge city, Sector 81, SAS Nagar, Manauli PO 140306 Punjab
      2. Visiting Professor Dept of Physics IISER Bhopal Bhopal Bypass Road, Bhauri Bhopal 462 066
      3. Indian Academy of Sciences, C V Raman Avenue, Sadashivnagar, Bangalore 560 080
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