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Does an Emphasis on the Concept of Quantum States Enhance Students' Understanding of Quantum Mechanics?

- I. M. Greca, J. Freire
- Mathematics
- 1 August 2003

Teaching physics implies making choices. In the case of teachingquantum physics, besides an educational choice – the didactic strategy – another choice mustbe made, an epistemological one, concerning… Expand

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The noble enigma: Chagas' nominations for the Nobel prize.

- M. Coutinho, J. Freire, J. C. Dias
- Medicine
- Memorias do Instituto Oswaldo Cruz
- 1999

Carlos Chagas, a Brazilian physician, discovered the American trypanosomiasis in 1909. Like other remarkable discoveries of those days, his work helped to articulate the insect-vector theory and… Expand

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Teoria quântica: estudos históricos e implicações culturais

- J. Freire, O. Pessoa, J. Bromberg
- Physics
- 2011

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The Historical Roots of ‘‘Foundations of Quantum Physics’’ as a Field of Research (1950–1970)

- J. Freire
- Mathematics
- 1 November 2004

The rising interest, in the late 20th century, in the foundations of quantum physics, a subject in which Franco Selleri has excelled, has suggested the fair question: how did it become so? The… Expand

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Science and exile: David Bohm, the cold war, and a new interpretation of quantum mechanics

- J. Freire
- Philosophy
- 1 September 2005

ABSTRACT In the early 1950s the American physicist David Bohm (1917-1992) produced a new interpretation of quantum mechanics and had to flee from McCarthyism. Rejected at Princeton, he moved to Saao… Expand

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Causality in Physics and in the History of Physics: A Comparison of Bohm's and Forman's Papers

- J. Freire
- Physics
- 2011

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The Origin of the Everettian Heresy

- S. Osnaghi, Fábio Freitas, J. Freire
- Physics
- 2009

In 1956, Hugh Everett, then a PhD student at Princeton, proposed his “relative state” formulation of quantum mechanics. John Wheeler, who was Everett’s advisor, recognized the originality and… Expand

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Bell’s theorem without inequalities: on the inception and scope of the GHZ theorem

Since its inception, fifty years ago, Bell’s theorem has had a long history not only of experimental tests but also of theoretical developments. Studying pairs of correlated quantum-mechanical… Expand

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Lactoferrin Triggers In Vitro Proliferation of T Cells of Lewis Rats Submitted to Mycobacteria‐Induced Adjuvant Arthritis

We have recently reported antigenic (B‐ccll) cross‐reactivity between the mycobacterial 65 kDa heat shock protein (hsp65) and human lactoferrin (LF) and we suggested that this cross‐reactivity might… Expand

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Philosophy enters the optics laboratory: Bell's theorem and its first experimental tests (1965–1982)

- J. Freire
- Physics
- 24 August 2005

Abstract This paper deals with the ways that the issue of completing quantum mechanics was brought into laboratories and became a topic in mainstream quantum optics. It focuses on the period between… Expand

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