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Communication with Space Probes and beyond

by Colin Byfleet
Communication with Space Probes and beyond
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 4754 views
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The main problems associated with communicating with distant space probes like Voyager 1 are investigated. The role played by diffraction in limiting the amount of power receivable on Earth is discussed. The further problems of reaching a nearby st....

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00:33:00

Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites

by Colin Byfleet
Communication on Earth, using Cables and Satellites
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1353 views
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A brief look at the Physics behind sending signals along cables and via geostationary satellites. An experiment to measure the speed of an electrical pulse in a cable is described and the Physics of the orbits of communcations satellites is develope....

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Newton’s laws of motion

by Joe Wolfe
Newton’s laws of motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1039 views
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F=ma (laws 1&2). Forces come in pairs that add to zero (3). Newton's laws apply in inertial frames of reference. Some common approximations made in applying them.

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Simple harmonic motion

by Joe Wolfe
Simple harmonic motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1000 views
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In simple harmonic motion, displacement, velocity and acceleration vary sinusoidally with time, but with different phases.

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Circular motion

by Joe Wolfe
Circular motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 1477 views
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Uniform circular motion: angular displacement and velocity are introduced and centripetal acceleration is determined.

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Projectile motion

by Joe Wolfe
Projectile motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 12 years ago | 943 views
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Motion with uniform acceleration, such as in a uniform gravitational (or electric) field is projectile motion, analysed here with examples.

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Motion with constant acceleration (kinematics)

by Joe Wolfe
Motion with constant acceleration (kinematics)
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1291 views
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Kinematics quantifies motion without explaining the causes of it. Here we study accelerations that are zero, positive or negative.

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Calculating Quantum Corrections to Collider Processes

by Fernando Cordero
Calculating Quantum Corrections to Collider Processes
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1125 views
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A review of High Energy Particle Theory and Phenomenology at FSU

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Liquid Crystals

by Jennifer Kirchoff
Liquid Crystals
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1181 views
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A review of the properties and behaviour of liquid crystals. Temperature effects.

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Nuclear Structure and Gamma-ray Spectroscopy

by Michelle Perry
Nuclear Structure and Gamma-ray Spectroscopy
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1548 views
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The use of gamma-ray spectroscopy to study the structure of less well-known nuclei.

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Studying Macroscopic Stars Through Microscopic Nuclear Reactions

by Eric Johnson
Studying Macroscopic Stars Through Microscopic Nuclear Reactions
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 950 views
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Astrophysics is one of the driving forces behind the study of nuclear reactions and nuclear structure. The FSU Department of Nuclear Physics has the facilities and techniques needed to experimentally explore both of these topics. This video briefly....

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Isaac Newton and Gravitation

by Colin Byfleet
Isaac Newton and Gravitation
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 13 years ago | 2534 views
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A look at what was known when Newton started to develop his theory of gravitation and how he used these ideas and data to make his great forward step

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The Klein Paradox 2

by Slobodan Danko Bosanac
The Klein Paradox 2
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1165 views
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Standard analysis of the relativistic dynamics of scattering on a step potential leads to a paradox that contradicts the standard interpretation of a wave function in nonrelativistic theory. It is shown how is this result obtained by not being carefu....

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The Klein Paradox 1

by Slobodan Danko Bosanac
The Klein Paradox 1
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1140 views
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Standard analysis of the relativistic dynamics of scattering on a step potential leads to a paradox that contradicts the standard interpretation of a wave function in nonrelativistic theory. It is shown how is this result obtained by not being carefu....

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Direct Cluster Nuclear Transfer Reactions

by Amy Crisp
Direct Cluster Nuclear Transfer Reactions
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 978 views
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Studies of direct cluster nuclear transfer reactions to give information about angular momentum values in excited states of nuclei.

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Nuclear Structure Studies at FSU

by Calem Hoffman
Nuclear Structure Studies at FSU
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1010 views
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An overview of the low energy structure nuclear structure nphysics at Florida State University by a graduate student. The nparticle accelerator as well as certain nuclear experiments are described nto give insight into the research possibilities avai....

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High-Resolution Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy at Florida State University

by Aaron Aguilar
High-Resolution Gamma-Ray Spectroscopy at Florida State University
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1175 views
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Studies of nuclear stability using gamma-ray spectroscopy. Use in security scanning; PET scans;

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Crater Formation in Sand

by Colin Byfleet
Crater Formation in Sand
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 13 years ago | 3525 views
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A description and demonstration of the way in which craters formed by dropping objects into sand can be linked to some elementary physics

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A Quantum Gas

by Slobodan Danko Bosanac
A Quantum Gas
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 13 years ago | 1479 views
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The quantum gas is an extreme state of an ensemble of atoms when their de Broglie wave length is of the same length as the size of the container. The ways of achieving this state are described and also how its temperature is defined.

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Special relativity

by Joe Wolfe
Special relativity
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 16 years ago | 971 views
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How extending Galileo's relativity to magnetism leads to Einstein's relativity, time dilation, length contraction, relativity of simultaneity and E=mc2 .

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