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A Century of Quantum Mechanics Lindau Nobel David Gross Physics 2012 00:33:00

A Century of Quantum Mechanics

by David Gross
A Century of Quantum Mechanics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 833 views
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In October 2011 we celebrated the centenary of the Solvay conferences that played a unique and important role in the development of twentieth century physics, most notably in the quantum revolution whose birth overlapped the initiation of these meeti....

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Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary Lindau-Nobel Serge Haroche Physics 2013 00:31:00

Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary

by Serge Haroche
Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 650 views
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The founders of quantum theory assumed in 'thought experiments' that they were manipulating isolated quantum systems, obeying the counterintuitive laws which they had just discovered.  Technological advances have recently turned these virtual experi....

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Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms Lindau-Nobel William Phillips Physics 2012.png 00:31:00

Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms

by William Phillips
Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 609 views
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Cold, quantum degenerate gases of neutral atoms have proved to be useful in simulating the behavior of quantum systems like electrons in solids.  For example, cold atoms moving in optical lattices (periodic potentials created by interfering laser be....

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Masers and Lasers

by Charles Townes
Masers and Lasers
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 777 views
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Charles Hard Townes received the Nobel Prize for Phyiscs in 1964 'for fundamental work in the field of quantum electronics, which has led to the construction of oscillators and amplifiers based on the maser-laser principle' He was award half of the P....

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Quantum Spin Hall effect in graphene

by José Luis Lado
Quantum Spin Hall effect in graphene
for All ages,
Arts presentations | All ages | 1 year ago | 1861 views
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The quantum spin Hall effect is a topological state of matter characterized by sustaining gapless chiral edge states together with an insulating bulk. This phase can be triggered out by applying strong magnetic fields in a graphene sample

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Feynman 1 01:18:00

Richard Feynman – The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures – Part 1

by Richard Feynman
Richard Feynman – The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures – Part 1
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1670 views
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A gentle lead-in to the subject, Feynman starts by discussing photons and their properties.

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Feynman 2 01:39:00

Richard Feynman – The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures – Part 2

by Richard Feynman
Richard Feynman – The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures – Part 2
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 880 views
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What are reflection and transmission, and how do they work?

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Feynman 4 01:34:00

Richard Feynman – The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures – Part 4

by Richard Feynman
Richard Feynman – The Douglas Robb Memorial Lectures – Part 4
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Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 1271 views
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What does it mean, and where is it all leading?

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Superposition, Entanglement, and Raising Schroedinger's Cat Lindau-Nobel David Wineland Pysics 2013 00:30:00

Superposition, Entanglement, and Raising Schrödinger’s Cat

by David Wineland
Superposition, Entanglement, and Raising Schrödinger’s Cat
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 735 views
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In 1935, Erwin Schrödinger, one of the inventors of quantum mechanics, illustrated his discomfort with the theory by pointing out that its extension to the macroscopic world could lead to bizarre situations such as a cat being simultaneously alive a....

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Taming the Quanta

by Martin Plenio
Taming the Quanta
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 7 years ago | 661 views
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Devices are now reaching the realm where individual structures are made up of only a few atoms so that quantum mechanics, the theory of the very small, is playing a crucial role. The inevitable quantum fluctuations produce noise which was initially e....

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Glauber 00:33:00

The Physics of Light

by Roy Glauber
The Physics of Light
for 18-22 and upwards,
Interviews | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 738 views
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When asked how does he think about the problems of the physics of light, Glauber says that it is an off-shoot of particle physics. He says that he has mainly worked in nuclear physics, quantum electro-dynamics and the quantum theoretical version of M....

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The Quantum Lattice

by William Phillips
The Quantum Lattice
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 678 views
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Awarded a Nobel Prize for using lasers to control and cool atoms, producing the Bose-Einstein condensation, Bill Phillips is eager to hear about new theories from young scientists like Hannah Venzl. An exciting dialogue develops between them on a boa....

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