Exploring Quantum Physics through Hands-on Projects by David Prutchi

By David Prutchi

Build an intuitive figuring out of the rules in the back of quantum mechanics via sensible building and replication of unique experiments

With easy-to-acquire, inexpensive fabrics and easy wisdom of algebra and trigonometry, Exploring Quantum Physics via Hands-on Projects takes readers step-by-step in the course of the means of re-creating clinical experiments that performed a necessary function within the construction and improvement of quantum mechanics.

Presented in close to chronological order—from discoveries of the early 20th century to new fabric on entanglement—this booklet contains query- and experiment-filled chapters on:

  • Light as a Wave
  • Light as Particles
  • Atoms and Radioactivity
  • The precept of Quantum Physics
  • Wave/Particle Duality
  • The Uncertainty Principle
  • Schrödinger (and his Zombie Cat)
  • Entanglement

From easy measurements of Planck's consistent to checking out violations of Bell's inequalities utilizing entangled photons, Exploring Quantum Physics via Hands-on Projects not just immerses readers within the strategy of quantum mechanics, it presents perception into the background of the field—how the theories and discoveries observe to our international not just this day, but additionally tomorrow.

By immersing readers in groundbreaking experiments that may be played at domestic, tuition, or within the lab, this first-ever, hands-on e-book effectively demystifies the realm of quantum physics for all who search to discover it—from technology lovers and undergrad physics scholars to working towards physicists and engineers.

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