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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.
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Shobhit Sanjeev Chaturvedi
Benjamin A Zerbe
Adam Marc Munder
Bringing Quantum Mechanics to Life: From Schrödinger's Cat to Schrödinger's Microbe
01 Nov 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Tongcang Li
In this talk, I will first give a brief introduction to basic concepts in quantum mechanics and the Schrödinger's cat thought experiment. I will then review developments in creating quantum superposition and entangled states and the realization of quantum teleportation. Non-trivial quantum...
E304 L5.2.1: Nanomechanics - Quantum Mechanics of Oscillation
12 May 2016 | | Contributor(s):: Elena Nicolescu Veety
E304 L3.1.2: Nanoscale Physics - Planck's Contribution to Quantum Mechanics
26 Feb 2016 |
Quantum Mechanics for Everyone
03 Jun 2015 | | Contributor(s):: Erica W. Carlson
Does an observer determine reality? Can I use quantum mechanics to create my own reality? Quantum mechanics takes us into the wild and wacky world of the really small where particles are waves, waves are particles, and the physical intuition we have from our everyday life doesn't...
Frederico Marcolino Quintao Severgnini
Omar Abdelfattah Omran
Lecture 1: The Wigner Formulation of Quantum Mechanics
18 Nov 2014 | | 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.
Lecture 2: The Wigner Monte Carlo Method for Single-Body Quantum Systems
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the Wigner Monte Carlo method applied to single-body quantum systems.
Lecture 3: The Wigner Monte Carlo Method for Density Functional Theory
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the Wigner Monte Carlo method in the framework of density functional theory (DFT).
Lecture 4: The ab-initio Wigner Monte Carlo Method
In this lecture, Dr. Sellier discusses the ab-initio Wigner Monte Carlo method for the simulation of strongly correlated systems.