Understanding the Quantum World

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Understanding the Quantum World

2019

Explore the principles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics with exceptional rigor and clarity--and using minimal mathematics--in 24 episodes. With the guidance of Professor Erica W. Carlson, you'll get a fundamental...

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Erica W. Carlson
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In This Series

Particle-Wave Duality
Episode 1
Particle-Wave Duality
Particles, Waves, and Interference Patterns
Episode 2
Particles, Waves, and Interference Patterns
Observers Disturb What They Measure
Episode 3
Observers Disturb What They Measure
Bell’s Theorem and Schrödinger’s Cat
Episode 4
Bell’s Theorem and Schrödinger’s Cat
Quantum Paradoxes and Interpretations
Episode 5
Quantum Paradoxes and Interpretations
The Position-Momentum Uncertainty Relation
Episode 6
The Position-Momentum Uncertainty Relation
Wave Quantization
Episode 7
Wave Quantization
Quantum Wave Shapes and the Periodic Table
Episode 8
Quantum Wave Shapes and the Periodic Table
Interference of Waves and Sloshing States
Episode 9
Interference of Waves and Sloshing States
Wave Shapes in Diamond and Graphene
Episode 10
Wave Shapes in Diamond and Graphene
Harmonic Oscillators
Episode 11
Harmonic Oscillators
The Energy-Time Uncertainty Relation
Episode 12
The Energy-Time Uncertainty Relation
Quantum Angular Momentum and Electron Spin
Episode 13
Quantum Angular Momentum and Electron Spin
Quantum Orbital Angular Momentum
Episode 14
Quantum Orbital Angular Momentum
Quantum Properties of Light
Episode 15
Quantum Properties of Light
Atomic Transitions and Photons
Episode 16
Atomic Transitions and Photons
Atomic Clocks and GPS
Episode 17
Atomic Clocks and GPS
Quantum Mechanics and Color Vision
Episode 18
Quantum Mechanics and Color Vision
A Quantum Explanation of Color
Episode 19
A Quantum Explanation of Color
Quantum Tunneling
Episode 20
Quantum Tunneling
Fermions and Bosons
Episode 21
Fermions and Bosons
Spin Singlets and the EPR Paradox
Episode 22
Spin Singlets and the EPR Paradox
Quantum Mechanics and Metals
Episode 23
Quantum Mechanics and Metals
Superconductivity
Episode 24
Superconductivity