The Strange World of Quantum Mechanics

Oberlin College Physics 52

Spring 2018

This World Wide Web page written by Dan Styer, Oberlin College Department of Physics and Astronomy;;
last updated 12 April 2018.

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Teacher: Dan Styer

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Why would anyone want to take a course called "The Strange World of Quantum Mechanics"? What is quantum mechanics, anyway?


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