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Quantum mechanics (QM), also known as quantum physics or quantum theory, is a branch of physics providing a mathematical description of much of the dual particle-like and wave-like behavior and interactions of energy and matter. It departs from classical mechanics primarily at the atomic and subatomic scales, the so-called quantum realm. In advanced topics of QM, some of these behaviors are macroscopic and only emerge at very low or very high energies or temperatures.

Learn more about quantum dots from the many resources on this site, listed below. More information on Quantum mechanics can be found here.

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  1. Lecture 1: The Wigner Formulation of Quantum Mechanics

    18 Nov 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier

    In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the Wigner formulation of Quantum Mechanics which is based on the concept of quasi-distributions defined over the phase-space.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21698

  2. Lecture 2: The Wigner Monte Carlo Method for Single-Body Quantum Systems

    18 Nov 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier

    In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the Wigner Monte Carlo method applied to single-body quantum systems.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21699

  3. Lecture 3: The Wigner Monte Carlo Method for Density Functional Theory

    18 Nov 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier

    In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the Wigner Monte Carlo method in the framework of density functional theory (DFT).

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21700

  4. Lecture 4: The ab-initio Wigner Monte Carlo Method

    18 Nov 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier

    In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the ab-initio Wigner Monte Carlo method for the simulation of strongly correlated systems.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21701

  5. Lecture 5: Systems of Identical Fermions in the Wigner Formulation of Quantum Mechanics

    18 Nov 2014 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jean Michel D Sellier

    In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses about systems of indistinguishable Fermions in the Wigner formulation of quantum mechanics.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/21702

  6. Quantum Beauty: Real and Ideal

    15 Apr 2013 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Frank Wilczek

    Does the world embody beautiful concepts? Mystics and philosophers long imagined that it should, and scientists gathered hints that it does, but it is really only in the twentieth century, with...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/16137

  7. ECE 606 Lecture 4: Periodic Potentials Solutions of Schrödinger's Equation

    14 Sep 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    http://nanohub.org/resources/15133

  8. ECE 606 Lecture 2: Quantum Mechanics

    14 Sep 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    http://nanohub.org/resources/15123

  9. Application-driven Co-Design: Using Proxy Apps in the ASCR Materials Co-Design Center

    31 May 2012 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jim Belak

    Computational materials science is performed with a suite of applications that span the quantum mechanics of interatomic bonding to the continuum mechanics of engineering problems and phenomenon...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/14149

  10. Development of the ReaxFF reactive force fields and applications to combustion, catalysis and material failure

    12 Sep 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Adri van Duin

    This lecture will describe how the traditional, non-reactive FF-concept can be extended for application including reactive events by introducing bond order/bond distance concepts. Furthermore, it...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11774

  11. PfFP Lecture 30: Quantum Physics II

    27 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11151

  12. PfFP Lecture 29: Quantum Physics I

    14 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11150

  13. PfFP Lecture 31: Quantum Physics III

    14 Apr 2011 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Jerry M. Woodall

    http://nanohub.org/resources/11152

  14. Nanoelectronic Modeling Lecture 25b: NEMO1D - Hole Bandstructure in Quantum Wells and Hole Transport in RTDs

    09 Mar 2010 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Gerhard Klimeck

    Heterostructures such as resonant tunneling diodes, quantum well photodetectors and lasers, and cascade lasers break the symmetry of the crystalline lattice. Such break in lattice symmetry...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/8595

  15. ME 597 Lecture 1: Introduction to Basic Quantum Mechanics

    01 Sep 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Ron Reifenberger

    Note: This lecture has been revised since its original presentation. Topics: Introduction to Basic Quantum Mechanics Energy States in Periodic Crystals Course is dual listed as...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/7321

  16. The Diatomic Molecule

    31 Mar 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Vladimir I. Gavrilenko

    http://nanohub.org/resources/6586

  17. ECE 606 Lecture 4: Solution of Schrodinger Equation

    04 Feb 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Outline: Time-independent Schrodinger Equation Analytical solution of toy problems Bound vs. tunneling states Conclusions Additional Notes: Numerical solution of Schrodinger Equation R....

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5756

  18. ECE 606 Lecture 3: Elements of Quantum Mechanics

    28 Jan 2009 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Muhammad A. Alam

    Outline: Why do we need quantum physics Quantum concepts Formulation of quantum mechanics Conclusions R. F. Pierret, "Advanced Semiconductor Fundamentals", Modular Series on Solid State...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5754

  19. ECE 612 Lecture 4: Polysilicon Gates/QM Effects

    12 Sep 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Mark Lundstrom

    Outline: 1) Review, 2) Workfunctionof poly gates, 3) CV with poly depletion, 4) Quantum mechanics and VT, 5) Quantum mechanics and C, 6) Summary.

    http://nanohub.org/resources/5364

  20. Dynamics of Quantum Fluids: Path integral and Semiclassical Methods

    21 May 2008 | Online Presentations | Contributor(s): Nancy Makri

    The interplay of many-body nonlinear interactions and quantum mechanical effects such as zero-point motion or identical particle exchange symmetries lead to intriguing phenomena in low-temperature...

    http://nanohub.org/resources/4584

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