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Quantum Mechanics

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Overview

Peer into the strange and wonderful world of quantum physics with this course that explains how the quantum world works and why it works that way.

Topics Covered:
  • By This Professor
  • 01: The Quantum Enigma
  • 02: The View from 1900
  • 03: Two Revolutionaries-Planck and Einstein
  • 04: Particles of Light, Waves of Matter
  • 05: Standing Waves and Stable Atoms
  • 06: Uncertainty
  • 07: Complementarity and the Great Debate
  • 08: Paradoxes of Interference
  • 09: States, Amplitudes, and Probabilities
  • 10: Particles That Spin
  • 11: Quantum Twins
  • 12: The Gregarious Particles
  • 13: Antisymmetric and Antisocial
  • 14: The Most Important Minus Sign in the World
  • 15: Entanglement
  • 16: Bell and Beyond
  • 17: All the Myriad Ways
  • 18: Much Ado about Nothing
  • 19: Quantum Cloning
  • 20: Quantum Cryptography
  • 21: Bits, Qubits, and Ebits
  • 22: Quantum Computers
  • 23: Many Worlds or One?

Taught by

Benjamin Schumacher, Ph.D.

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