Quantum mechanics, on which I am to speak here, arose, in its formal content, from the endeavour to expand Bohr’s principle of correspondence to a complete mathematical scheme by refining his assertions. The physically new viewpoints that distinguish quantum mechanics from classical physics were prepared by the researches of various investigators engaged in analysing the difficulties posed in Bohr’s theory of atomic structure and in the radiation theory of light.


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  • Werner Heisenberg

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