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A Century of Quantum Mechanics Lindau Nobel David Gross Physics 2012 00:33:00

A Century of Quantum Mechanics

by David Gross
A Century of Quantum Mechanics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1107 views
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In October 2011 we celebrated the centenary of the Solvay conferences that played a unique and important role in the development of twentieth century physics, most notably in the quantum revolution whose birth overlapped the initiation of these meeti....

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Heuer 00:10:00

A linear collider at CERN – from IOP

by Rolf-Dieter Heuer
A linear collider at CERN – from IOP
for All ages,
Interviews | All ages | 9 years ago | 1167 views
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The boss of CERN wants the next big experiment in particle physics after the Large Hadron Collider (LHC) to be built at the Geneva lab. Speaking in an interview with physicsworld.com, Rolf-Dieter Heuer said that CERN should host the experiment, which....

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RSC Phillips 01:00:00

A Little Light Relief

by David Phillips
A Little Light Relief
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1169 views
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Light, particularly sunlight, is believed to be good for our health. Many ancient civilisations even attributed it with mystical healing powers.Renowned for his entertaining lectures, Professor David Phillips, President of the RSC, uses his expertise....

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A new kilogram 00:29:00

A New Kilogram in 2018: The Biggest Revolution in Metrology Since the French Revolution

by Klaus vonKlitzing
A New Kilogram in 2018: The Biggest Revolution in Metrology Since the French Revolution
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 733 views
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Metrology - the science of measurements - is responsible for the international uniformity and precision in standards. Today, the seven units for meter, kilogram, second, ampere, kelvin, mole, and candela of our international system of units (SI units....

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Bosanac 1 00:37:00

A Quantum Gas

by Slobodan Danko Bosanac
A Quantum Gas
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1122 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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Gross 00:06:00

Abolishing Time?

by David Gross
Abolishing Time?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1162 views
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David Gross's Nobel Prize was for work on the 'strong' force which acts between quarks inside the atom. Now he works on string theory, hoping to understand how all the forces of nature could be united. He believes the next steps may involve throwing ....

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Muller 00:06:00

Alexander Müller

by Alexander Mller
Alexander Müller
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1495 views
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K. Alexander Müller shared the Nobel Prize for Physics with J. Georg Bednorz in 1987 'for their important break-through in the discovery of superconductivity in ceramic materials'. At the age of 9 Mller was given a radio (a single vacuum tube receiv....

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antimatter 00:29:00

Antimatter

by Various Presenters
Antimatter
for 14-19 and upwards,
Discussions | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1241 views
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What is antimatter? What does it tell us about the structure of our universe? Can we ever detect it?

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askFSU 1 00:11:00

askFSU 1 : speed of light, tachyons, solar sails, and black holes

by Jeff Owens
askFSU 1 : speed of light, tachyons, solar sails, and black holes
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 3 years ago | 0 views
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Joining Philip Schlenoff is Dr. Jeff Owens, from the Physics department at Florida State University, to answer some physics and astrophysics-related questions!

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Cox 1 00:04:00

Big Bang – a tour of the Large Hadron Collider

by Brian Cox
Big Bang – a tour of the Large Hadron Collider
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1061 views
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Dr Brian Cox takes us on a tour of the Large Hadron Collider where the conditions moments after the Big Bang are to be recreated.

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Davies P Wormholes 00:59:00

Black holes, Wormholes and Time Travel

by Paul Davies
Black holes, Wormholes and Time Travel
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 3016 views
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The idea of time travel makes great science fiction, but can it really be achieved? Paul Davies, Visiting Professor of Physics at Imperial College, describes wormholes in space and other ways that might allow travel into the past or future.

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Busy - Richardson 01:04:00

Busy, Busy – all day long we’re in a whirl

by Tim Richardson
Busy, Busy – all day long we’re in a whirl
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 6 years ago | 1104 views
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An unusual look at the effects that things rotating have on our everyday life.

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Cordero 00:05:00

Calculating Quantum Corrections to Collider Processes

by Fernando Cordero
Calculating Quantum Corrections to Collider Processes
for 22 and upwards,
Lectures | 22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 860 views
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A review of High Energy Particle Theory and Phenomenology at FSU

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centre-of-mass 00:08:00

Centre of mass

by Joe Wolfe
Centre of mass
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 830 views
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In finite objects, the total external force equals the total mass times the acceleration of a point called the centre of mass.

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Centripetal force 00:06:00

Centripetal force – how do we measure it?

by Colin Byfleet
Centripetal force – how do we measure it?
for 14-19 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 6234 views
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A short video showing a simple classroom method of checking the way in which this force is related to mass, speed and radius.

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circular-motion 00:08:00

Circular motion

by Joe Wolfe
Circular motion
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 10 years ago | 1197 views
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Uniform circular motion: angular displacement and velocity are introduced and centripetal acceleration is determined.

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From Millisecond - L-N - Bloembergen - P 2008 00:33:00

Cold Atomic Gases: the Intersection of Condensed Matter and Atomic Physics

by William Phillips
Cold Atomic Gases: the Intersection of Condensed Matter and Atomic Physics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 682 views
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During the past decade laser cooling and evaporative cooling of atoms have produced quantum degenerate gases both of bosons (Bose-Einstein condensates) and of fermions (gases with temperatures below the Fermi temperature). Such gases can provide ana....

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Ferguson 00:12:00

Color Theory

by Sarah Ferguson
Color Theory
for 14-19 and upwards,
Undergraduate presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 8 years ago | 854 views
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For my project I am giving a brief history of color theory with emphasis on how science and color theory have interacted. I focus on aspects like primary colors, how color is perceived, and the artists who were at the forefront of color and design. I....

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Communicating with light 01:04:00

Communicating with light

by Polina Bayvel
Communicating with light
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 4 years ago | 587 views
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Most of the data we generate and receive (whether emails, tweets, videos or mobile calls) are now carried by optical fibres, which use light to transmit vast quantities of information over trans-oceanic distances. The use of hundreds of wavelengths ....

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Physics of Communications 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 | 9 years ago | 1053 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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Space Probes 00:25:00

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 | 9 years ago | 3748 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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Kings- Acoustics 00:06:00

Concert Hall Acoustics

by Various Presenters
Concert Hall Acoustics
for 14-19 and upwards,
Highschool presentations | 14-19 and upwards | 5 years ago | 1068 views
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Physics' students Rosie & Carine explain the physics behind concert hall acoustics.

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Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary Lindau-Nobel Serge Haroche Physics 2013 00:31:00

Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary

by Serge Haroche
Controlling Photons in a Box and Exploring the Quantum to Classical Boundary
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 842 views
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The founders of quantum theory assumed in 'thought experiments' that they were manipulating isolated quantum systems, obeying the counterintuitive laws which they had just discovered.  Technological advances have recently turned these virtual experi....

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Cosmic Rays: the Most Energetic Particles in the Universe Lindau-Nobel Physics 2010 James Cronin 00:37:00

Cosmic Rays: the Most Energetic Particles in the Universe

by James Cronin
Cosmic Rays: the Most Energetic Particles in the Universe
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 630 views
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Astrophysical objects are able to accelerate atomic nuclei to energies 10^7 times more than man made accelerators such as LHC. _Particles arrive at earth from space with energies as great as 50 joules, a macroscopic energy in a microscopic particle.....

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Giacconi 00:13:00

Cosmic X-ray sources

by Riccardo Giacconi
Cosmic X-ray sources
for 14-19 and upwards,
Interviews | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 5507 views
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Riccardo Giacconi , USA was awarded half of the Nobel Prize for Physics in 2002 for 'for pioneering contributions to astrophysics, which have led to the discovery of cosmic X-ray sources.

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Crater formation 00:11:00

Crater Formation in Sand

by Colin Byfleet
Crater Formation in Sand
for 11-14 and upwards,
Teaching modules | 11-14 and upwards | 10 years ago | 2645 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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Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms Lindau-Nobel William Phillips Physics 2012.png 00:31:00

Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms

by William Phillips
Creating Artificial Magnetic Fields to Act on Neutral Atoms
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 793 views
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Cold, quantum degenerate gases of neutral atoms have proved to be useful in simulating the behavior of quantum systems like electrons in solids.  For example, cold atoms moving in optical lattices (periodic potentials created by interfering laser be....

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Dark Matter, Dark Energy

by George Smoot
Dark Matter, Dark Energy
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1013 views
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Smoot's Nobel Prize was awarded for his analysis of that whisper from the Big Bang, the cosmic microwave background radiation. Today he hopes CERN's data will again transform our understanding of the universe. Young scientists Bilge Demirkoz and Benj....

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brides.jpg 00:48:00

Density Functional Theory: three non-technical explanations

by Stefaan Cottenier
Density Functional Theory: three non-technical explanations
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 739 views
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What do six brides have to do with Density-Functional Theory? Discover it in this lecture, in which the essential ideas behind DFT are explained in three different non-technical ways. After this practical lecture, you will be able to understand the m....

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Determining the Crystallographic polarity of the wurtzite structure non-destructively

by Jesse Williams
Determining the Crystallographic polarity of the wurtzite structure non-destructively
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 1391 views
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Edo 00:07:00

Diffraction and Fourier Transforms

by Tega Edo
Diffraction and Fourier Transforms
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1061 views
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How we are affected by the very widespread manifesations of diffraction.

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Crisp 00:06:00

Direct Cluster Nuclear Transfer Reactions

by Amy Crisp
Direct Cluster Nuclear Transfer Reactions
for 22 and upwards,
Postgraduate presentations | 22 and upwards | 10 years ago | 739 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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Which Way - L-N - Josephson - P 2008 00:29:00

Discovery of Superconducting Tunneling

by Ivar Giaver
Discovery of Superconducting Tunneling
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 596 views
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I had the great fortune to receive a Nobel Prize in Physics for using electron tunneling to measure the energy gap in superconductors. In this talk I will recollect some of the events that led to this discovery and hopefully I will be able to convey....

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discovery of the higgs 00:37:00

Discovery of the Higgs Particle

by Martinus Veltman
Discovery of the Higgs Particle
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 3 years ago | 546 views
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Recently the Higgs particle has been discovered at CERN. This particle was theoretically predicted. The historical development of field theory, leading to this prediction will be discussed.

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Murrell ice 00:02:00

Dry Ice and Wet Ice

by John Murrell
Dry Ice and Wet Ice
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1952 views
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Rees M 00:56:00

Einstein’s legacy as scientist and icon

by Martin Rees
Einstein’s legacy as scientist and icon
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 731 views
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What might 'new Einsteins' achieve in the 21st century? Science offers more intellectual challenges than ever, but is a less individualistic enterprise. Technology offers imense opportunities, but poses threats and ethical dilemmas. Can scientists re....

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Murrell electrical conduction 00:02:00

Electrical Conduction

by John Murrell
Electrical Conduction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 860 views
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Hare Electrical Generator 00:04:00

Electrical Generator

by Jonathan Hare
Electrical Generator
for 11-14 and upwards,
Lectures | 11-14 and upwards | 5 years ago | 817 views
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This short video shows one of the demonstrations for the Physics SEPNet exhibition - "Who will keep the lights on?" which travelled around the southern UK from February 2009.  We describe and explain the electrical generator demonstration which Jona....

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Tonomura 2 00:59:00

Electron Waves Unveil The Microcosmos

by Akira Tonomura
Electron Waves Unveil The Microcosmos
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 9 years ago | 886 views
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Since the time of Faraday lines of force in space have been 'observed' by sprinkling iron filings around magnet. The lecturer explains how, with modern techniques we can 'see' lines of force inside a solid magnet. The studies reveal a fascinating dyn....

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energy-and-power 00:10:00

Energy and power

by Joe Wolfe
Energy and power
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 750 views
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The total work done on an object equals the increase in its kinetic energy. For conservative forces, we can define potential energy.

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Barrow 01:16:00

Every picture tells a story

by John Barrow
Every picture tells a story
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 8 years ago | 703 views
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We will look at the role of pictures and images in the development of science. From the first graphs and illustrated books to Molscript, the influence of the first pictures of spiral galaxies on Van Gogh's 'Starry Night', to the artistic resonances o....

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Hall J 00:06:00

Fibre and Sunlight

by John Hall
Fibre and Sunlight
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 832 views
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Fine tuning the frequencies of light gave John Hall a Nobel Prize, and helped transform the fields of precision measurement and information transmission. Iris Choi and Andrei Ghicov are young scientists excited by the ways physics can change our worl....

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Five Decades of Lasers Lindau-Nobel John Hall Physics 2012 00:31:00

Five Decades of Lasers, Six Decades of Progress, and a Proposed Space Experiment to test Einstein’s Assumptions

by John Hall
Five Decades of Lasers, Six Decades of Progress, and a Proposed Space Experiment to test Einstein’s Assumptions
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 588 views
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Even though this is the 51st year of the Laser, progress in its control and application in precision measurements is still accelerating.  The Optical Frequency Comb technology exploded in 1999-2000 from the synthesis of advances in independent field....

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Murrell elasticity 00:05:00

Flexibility, Elasticity, Heat Conduction

by John Murrell
Flexibility, Elasticity, Heat Conduction
for 14-19 and upwards,
Lectures | 14-19 and upwards | 9 years ago | 1182 views
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Danko Forces 00:21:00

Force or (potential) energy

by Slobodan Danko Bosanac
Force or (potential) energy
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 5 years ago | 993 views
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Classical dynamics uses the concept of force for its solution. On the other hand force in quantum dynamics has no meaning and the concept of potential energy is used instead. The question is, "which one of the concepts is more fundamental?".

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Cold Atomic - L-N - Phillips - P 2008 00:31:00

From Millisecond to Attosecond Laser Pulses

by Nicolaas Bloembergen
From Millisecond to Attosecond Laser Pulses
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 714 views
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A historical overview is presented of the experimental development of ever shorter laser pulses from 1960 to the present. Already in the early sixties nanosecond pulses were achieved and the entry into the picosecond domain was reached in the late s....

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Humanity - L-N - t'Hooft - P 2008 00:34:00

From Spinwaves to Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) and Beyond

by Peter GrŸnberg
From Spinwaves to Giant Magnetoresistance (GMR) and Beyond
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 619 views
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Standing spinwaves and surface waves in layered magnetic structures can be used for the detection and quantitative evaluation of interlayer exchange coupling (IEC). Using this method antiferromagnetic IEC has been found in Fe/Cr/Fe layered structure....

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Frontiers of Physics - Lindau-Nobel - David Gross - Physics 2010 00:34:00

Frontiers of Physics

by David Gross
Frontiers of Physics
for 18-22 and upwards,
Lectures | 18-22 and upwards | 4 years ago | 882 views
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David discusses a few of the questions facing fundamental physics that might be answered before the 100th Lindau meeting in 2050.

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