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Unformatted text preview: 11-15-10QuantumMechanicsCant (1930's)oDealing withatomicand subatomicscales•Very tiny parts of natureoSchrodinger'sEquationoThe wave function•Theoryof probabilityof findingthe particleoDiscrete•Pixels, not continuous•Not deterministicoHeisenbergUncertaintyPrinciple•Momentumand Position•If you know one, you cannot know the other•No matterhow good your equipmentis, it is impossibleto know bothoBuilt into nature•Energy and Time•You cannotknow the energy at any pointin time, to 100% accuracy orcertaintyoPauli Exclusion Principle•In any given state you can only have 2 electrons•Proton and neutronare heavy, and electronsare very light•Classificationby massBaryons are heavy particleand light particlesare called leptons•In-betweenparticles are called mesons (middle)•Classify by Spin•Sort of an angular momentumSpin comes in two flavors•Non-IntegerequationoFermions•Electrons and protonsoYz,-1/2, 3/2Integer Values of angular momentumobozons•Bohr was the championof QMoEinstein and Bohr debatedover which theorywas better•Born••oProbabilityInterpretationoInto Eastern Religion and Philosophy•B.c of this he was betterable to accept the non deterministicmind-set•EPRparadoxoEinstein said ...oTwo fermionsin a small box, they are in the same quantumlevel•One must spin up, and the other down•But we do not know whichis up and whichis down•Place an explosivecharge in the box and send the off in oppositedirections•3000 miles later if you grab the particle,and see it is spin up, how doesthe other...
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