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By David Prutchi

Build an intuitive realizing of the foundations at the back of quantum mechanics via functional development and replication of unique experiments

With easy-to-acquire, reasonably cheap fabrics and uncomplicated wisdom of algebra and trigonometry, Exploring Quantum Physics via Hands-on Projects takes readers step-by-step in the course of the technique of re-creating medical experiments that performed a vital function within the production and improvement of quantum mechanics.

Presented in close to chronological order—from discoveries of the early 20th century to new fabric on entanglement—this publication comprises 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 technique of quantum mechanics, it offers perception into the background of the field—how the theories and discoveries practice to our global not just at the present time, 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 booklet effectively demystifies the area of quantum physics for all who search to discover it—from technological know-how fanatics and undergrad physics scholars to working towards physicists and engineers.

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