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This is the first course in the undergraduate Quantum Physics sequence. It introduces the basic features of quantum mechanics. It covers the experimental basis of quantum physics, introduces wave mechanics, Schrödinger's equation in a single dimension, and Schrödinger's equation in three dimensions.

Quantum Physics I (2016) MIT

    • Science

This is the first course in the undergraduate Quantum Physics sequence. It introduces the basic features of quantum mechanics. It covers the experimental basis of quantum physics, introduces wave mechanics, Schrödinger's equation in a single dimension, and Schrödinger's equation in three dimensions.

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    L1.1 Quantum mechanics as a framework. Defining linearity.

    L1.1 Quantum mechanics as a framework. Defining linearity.

    • 17 min
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    L1.2 Linearity and nonlinear theories. Schrödinger’s equation.

    L1.2 Linearity and nonlinear theories. Schrödinger’s equation.

    • 10 min
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    L1.3 Necessity of complex numbers.

    L1.3 Necessity of complex numbers.

    • 7 min
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    L1.4 Photons and the loss of determinism.

    L1.4 Photons and the loss of determinism.

    • 17 min
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    L1.5 The nature of superposition. Mach-Zehnder interferometer.

    L1.5 The nature of superposition. Mach-Zehnder interferometer.

    • 14 min
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    L2.1 More on superposition. General state of a photon and spin states.

    L2.1 More on superposition. General state of a photon and spin states.

    • 17 min

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