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Title: Matter Waves
Url: http://web.phys.ksu.edu/vqm/tutorials/matterwaves/
Creator: Zollman, Dean
Publisher: Physics Education Research Group at Kansas State University
Description: This resource discusses wave interference and quantum waves associated with particles. A shockwave simulation gives an illustration of the quantum double-slit experiment. Questions lead the students through the dependence of the wave interference on masses, slit separation, and momentum. A connection to classical objects is made.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Atomic physics. Constitution and properties of matter -- Quantum theory. Quantum mechanics
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Electric oscillations. Electric waves
Science -- Physics -- Electricity and magnetism -- Electricity -- Physics of electrons, protons, and other particles
Science -- Physics -- Force and energy (General)
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Force
Physics -- Waves
Physics -- Electrons
Physics -- Quantum mechanics
Physics -- Energy
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Demonstrations
Instructional Materials
InteractiveResource (DCMI Type Vocabulary)
Laboratory Modules
Science Materials
Format: html
jpeg
shockwave
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
University First Cycle
Language: English
Access Rights: Free access
Subject: double slit
Physics
Probability, Waves, and Interference
Quantum Physics
science
tutorial
wave interference
wave-particle duality
Date Of Record Release: 2010-08-12 03:00:02 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2010-05-05 15:08:31 (W3C-DTF)
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Resource URL Clicks: 7
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