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A list of key readings about Quantum mechanics.
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  • P. A. M. Dirac, The Principles of Quantum Mechanics (1930) -- the beginning chapters provide a very clear and comprehensible introduction
  • David Griffiths, Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, Prentice Hall, 1995. ISBN 0-13-111892-7 -- A standard undergraduate level text written in an accessible style.
  • Richard P. Feynman, Robert B. Leighton and Matthew Sands (1965). The Feynman Lectures on Physics, Addison-Wesley. Richard Feynman's original lectures (given at CALTECH in early 1962) can also be downloaded as an MP3 file from www.audible.com[1]
  • Hugh Everett, Relative State Formulation of Quantum Mechanics, Reviews of Modern Physics vol 29, (1957) pp 454-462.
  • Bryce DeWitt, R. Neill Graham, eds, The Many-Worlds Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics, Princeton Series in Physics, Princeton University Press (1973), ISBN 0-691-08131-X
  • Albert Messiah, Quantum Mechanics, English translation by G. M. Temmer of Mécanique Quantique, 1966, John Wiley and Sons, vol. I, chapter IV, section III.
  • Richard P. Feynman, QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter -- a popular science book about quantum mechanics and quantum field theory that contains many enlightening insights that are interesting for the expert as well
  • Marvin Chester, Primer of Quantum Mechanics, 1987, John Wiley, N.Y. ISBN 0-486-42878-8
  • Hagen Kleinert, Path Integrals in Quantum Mechanics, Statistics, Polymer Physics, and Financial Markets, 3th edition, World Scientific (Singapore, 2004)(also available online here)
  • George Mackey (2004). The mathematical foundations of quantum mechanics. Dover Publications. ISBN 0-486-43517-2.
  • Griffiths, David J. (2004). Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (2nd ed.). Prentice Hall. ISBN 0-13-805326-X. 
  • Omnes, Roland (1999). Understanding Quantum Mechanics. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-691-00435-8. 
  • J. von Neumann, Mathematical Foundations of Quantum Mechanics, Princeton University Press, 1955.
  • H. Weyl, The Theory of Groups and Quantum Mechanics, Dover Publications 1950.
  • Max Jammer, "The Conceptual Development of Quantum Mechanics" (McGraw Hill Book Co., 1966)
  • Gunther Ludwig, "Wave Mechanics" (Pergamon Press, 1968) ISBN 08-203204-1