Essays Tagged: "Quantum mechanics"

Albert Einstein.

laws; the successful development of such a unified theory, however, eluded Einstein.Photons and the Quantum Theory In addition to the theory of relativity, Einstein is also known for his contributions ... to the theory of relativity, Einstein is also known for his contributions to the development of the quantum theory . He postulated (1905) light quanta (photons), upon which he based his explanation of ...

(3 pages) 70 4 4.8 Oct/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

This is a essay about the unification theory.

of the g.u.t. Or the grand unification theory. At sub atomic levels, these fields are described as quantum field theories, which started the ideas of quantum mechanics. In the 1940's the ideas quantu ... started the ideas of quantum mechanics. In the 1940's the ideas quantum electrodynamics (QED), the quantum field theory of electromagnetism, became fully developed. In QED, charged particles interact ...

(3 pages) 33 0 3.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

A Basic Understanding of Quantum Theory

A Basic Understanding of Quantum Theory When most people think of atoms they picture the common picture of electrons s ... ith a new theory that describes physics on an atomic and subatomic level. This new theory is called quantum theory and the new kind of physics is known as quantum physics. One thing that is tru ... assumption that energy was composed and found in tiny packets called quanta. This was the original quantum theory. In 1905 Einstein said that energy changes occur when electrons change orbits. This c ...

(2 pages) 68 1 4.7 Feb/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Thermodynamics Paper

who offered many unsuccessful attempts at explaining the origins of the formulas.With the advent of quantum mechanics came the explanations for the results. The mechanics of individual particles is st ... alues of properties for each particle in a system, we look at the average values statistically over quantum probabilities. Even fundamental concepts like the energy of a system are derived as averages ...

(2 pages) 58 0 4.2 Apr/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Electricity/Voltage/Ground/Resistance

blocks of matter itself: the atom. Without getting too complicated (and going down to the level of quantum mechanics), matter is comprised of atoms. Atoms are made up of three basic particles: proton ...

(4 pages) 49 1 4.0 Jan/2005

Subjects: Science Essays

"Outline of Physics" Book I, Chapter 1, including section review questions.

any speed, including very high speeds - particle collisions, particle accelerators, nuclear energy- Quantum mechanics - behavior of submicroscopic particles - the atom and its partsThe Scientific Meth ...

(5 pages) 31 0 1.7 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Outline of Chapter 1 of High School Physics Book-Includes study guide questions.

any speed, including very high speeds - particle collisions, particle accelerators, nuclear energy- Quantum mechanics - behavior of submicroscopic particles - the atom and its partsThe Scientific Meth ...

(5 pages) 25 0 3.5 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Black Holes.

er your eyes.Another theory is being able to destroy information using a black hole. By the laws of quantum mechanics you cannot really completely destroy information, but scientists believe the usual ...

(3 pages) 34 0 4.1 Jan/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Astronomy

The best ideas always from the passionate interests in commonplace things.

ordinary suspended questions lead the stormy revolution of the physics and boost the genesis of the quantum mechanics.So the person who can put his ardor into the ordinary things actually has a larger ...

(2 pages) 24 0 5.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

How to Survive a Physics Course

mechanics, electromagnetism, optics, and thermodynamics and now includes modern disciplines such as quantum mechanics, relativity, and nuclear physics.Besides being a terror subject in our third year ...

(1 pages) 18 0 3.0 Oct/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Quantum Theory

The Quantum TheoryThe Quantum Theory, also quantum mechanics, is a theory in physics based on using the ... bsorbed by matter only in small, discrete units called quanta. Also important to the development of quantum mechanics was the uncertainty principle, founded by the German physicist Werner Heisenbera i ... ment that led to the solution of these difficulties was Planck's introduction of the concept of the quantum, as a result of physicists' studies of blackbody radiation during the closing years of the 1 ...

(4 pages) 33 0 3.0 Mar/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

String Theory

absolutely all workings of the universe. It has been successful in bridging general relativity and quantum mechanics, which alone contradict each other. There were and still are, however, obstacles t ... (Greene 15).The strings' properties have also allowed for a bridging between general relativity and quantum mechanics. "General relativity is usually only applicable on huge distance scales, while qua ...

(5 pages) 14 1 0.0 Jul/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Paul Adrien Maurice Dirac, Erwin Schrodinger And Quantum Physics

e physicists. They separately worked to develop equations that related to a field of physics called quantum mechanics. Together, Schrodinger and Dirac shared the 1933 Nobel Prize for physics. E ... n 1971, Dirac became a professor of physics at Florida State University. His book The Principles of Quantum Mechanics was written in 1930 and is considered a classic in its field. He died in 1984.Quan ...

(2 pages) 13 0 3.0 Feb/2002

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

How to Build a Time Machine - Book Report

k is called How to Build a Time Machine, written by Paul Davies, a professor of theoretical Physics.Quantum mechanics and relativity are the two laws of physics that govern time travel. Explanation in ...

(2 pages) 23 0 4.5 Dec/2007

Subjects: Science Essays > Space

Quantum Computing

Fury of the Quantum Fist Quantum mechanics will be our most powerful tool in the world of tomorrow. For ... s will be our most powerful tool in the world of tomorrow. For those of you that did not know this, quantum mechanics is a physics system or theory using the assumption that energy exists in discrete ... ing the assumption that energy exists in discrete units. It is probably no exaggeration to say that quantum mechanics is the most successful scientific theory in history. This has been a great success ...

(8 pages) 20 0 4.3 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics

Free Will vs. Determinism

rea of science is based on cause and effect, order, and a structured protocol of operation, but the Quantum Mechanics is different. All matter is made up of atoms, and all atoms are made up of electro ... t we have not fully explored the possibilities enough to accurately infer anything. When it is said quantum mechanics proves a random event, and the reply is that we just have not found the cause yet, ...

(11 pages) 83 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

John Locke Personal Idenity

the net molecular arrangements it holds. Technically, there is a logical problem here. According to Quantum Mechanics, atomic particles can break the bonds in a molecular structure, change places, and ...

(2 pages) 33 0 5.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Circulation in animals

les which defuse through a thin layer of cells called alveoli. This is where gas exchange occurs.3. Quantum MechanicsFour basic principles of quantum mechanics are:3.1 Physical StatesEvery physical sy ... of the system, and every possible pure state, to some vector in the space.[7] In standard texts on quantum mechanics, the vector is represented by a function known as the wave-function, or ψ-func ...

(2 pages) 393 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Biology

History Time line of the Atom

nthariscope, a particle detector.Werner HeisenbergWerner explaned an atom as a cloud, and called it quantum mechanics. Therefore, in quantum mechanics, there is not an electron circling aroung the ato ... n elements to be accurately predicted. His work ... provided one of the first experimental tests of quantum theory. Many believe that, had he lived, Moseley would have been awarded the Nobel Prize.Jam ...

(6 pages) 20 0 5.0 Jan/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

The Role of Edward Teller in the Development of Physics

y notable personages such as Albert Einstein, Niels Bohr and Heisenberg. He has been an advocate of Quantum Mechanics where most the many problems at that time was applied and solved in this light. Li ... or of the density functional theory, the Monte Carlo method, and the statistical mechanics, and the quantum mechanical descriptions of the Hydrogen molecule among others.He is attributed too as having ...

(6 pages) 12 0 5.0 Jun/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Physics