Interpretation of quantum mechanics

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    Introduction The concept of a spooky action at a distance, which describe the how an object could be affected, moved, or changed without being physically affected by another object, has raised different arguments throughout history. Some believe that action at a distance would describe all the uncertainties of quantum physics and would help us understand the unknowns of quantum mechanics. There have been varies experiments that support the claims of action at a distance and those who disagree and look to disprove this concept. One of the experiments that disproves the argument is the Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment in short known as the EPR experiment. The correlation in this experiment mainly suggest that there are no influences between…

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    Transistors control a large current flowing through a semiconductor with the use of a small current. The creation of transistors was made possible by the Pauli exclusion principle, which states that each electron has a unique set of quantum numbers, and only two electrons can occupy the same orbital. Knowledge of the exclusion principle allowed developers like Shockley, Van Vleck, and Bardeen to create the transistor with semiconductors, which also rely heavily on quantum mechanics (they only…

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    The Decline of Deutsche Physik Contextual Analysis of the Exodus of German Physicists in the Early Twentieth Century “So we see that we cannot attach any absolute signification to the concept of simultaneity, but that two events which, viewed from a system of co-ordinates, are simultaneous, can no longer be looked upon as simultaneous events when envisaged from a system which is in motion relatively to that system” In 1905 German physicist Albert Einstein published the first paper of a new…

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    However, they are just that: interpretations. All of which delve deeper into speculation, rather than actual quantifiable data. There is a large schism in the science community over whether or not multiverse is a legitimate science. Those that are oppositional to multiverse theories, are right in their skepticism. Seeing as a multiverse is not something that can be observed, it can therefore not be measured or tested, and that means it should be placed under scrutiny. For example: in Vilenkin’s…

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    Erwin Schrödinger, an Austrian born chemist, gained his famed for his contributions to quantum mechanics. Some of his contributions to chemistry and quantum mechanics were his books describing his techniques and basic info behind his work, his paradox, Schrodinger’s cat, which created a lot of new discoveries in chemistry, and his equation that changed how many people viewed the atom and its electrons. At at young age, Schrodinger was strongly influenced by the philosophy of Austrian philosopher…

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    a) Explain 2 key ideas in quantum mechanics. Two of the key ideas involved in quantum mechanics are wave particle duality and the Observer effect. These two ideas have changed the way that scientists think about the world. Firstly, wave particle duality is the fact that every elementary particle exhibits the properties of both particles and waves. This idea started with Thomas Young’s 1803 double-slit experiment. With a ripple tank he showed how water waves interfere with each other, and then…

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    He developed the Electron Cloud Model in 1926 along with Werner Heisenberg. The Electron Cloud model is the most recent model of the atom. It is based on quantum mechanics. Quantum mechanics are the use of the quantum theory as a means to studying the structure and behavior of atoms and molecules. The quantum theory is a theory in physics based on the principle that both matter and energy behave as both particles and waves, and that matter and energy are composed of tiny units of…

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    Model descriptions SWAN model The SWAN model [12,18] is based on the spectral action balance equation rather than the spectral energy balance equation. The evolution of the action density N is governed by Komen et al. [13]: ∂N/∂t+∇_x ⃗ ∙[((c_g ) ⃗+U ⃗ )N]+(∂c_θ N)/∂θ+(∂c_σ N)/∂σ=S_tot/σ where, N(σ.θ) is the action density spectrum, x is space, t is time,θ is wave direction, σ is relative frequency, S_tot is the source term total, and c_g represents the propagation velocity. The first term in the…

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    The SEM produces a largely magnified image by using electrons instead of light to form an image. A beam of electrons is produced at the top of the microscope by an electron gun. It consists of an electron gun to produce high energy electron beam. A magnetic condensing lens is used to condense the electron beam and a scanning coil is arranged in-between magnetic condensing lens and the sample. The electron detector (Scintillator) is used to collect the secondary electrons and can be converted…

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    an assumption that the absorption of the photon is expressed by a linear relaxation process, so the heat released can be determined by solving the rate equation. The heat released can be delayed by some gases mixtures when the excess of energy is somehow taken out by collisions to a long lifetime of other molecules. In cases of very short laser pulses there is a possibility of optical saturation, in that case the heat released is no more a linear function of the intensity of light and the…

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