Quantum Mechanics 6  The Strong and Weak Interpretations of Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle Speaker(s): Richard Epp
Abstract: A more in depth discussion of what the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle is trying to tell us about the nature of reality.
Learning Outcomes: • Understanding the strong interpretation of the HUP: “Particles cannot simultaneously possess a definite position and a definite momentum.” • Why the classical question: “Given a particle’s initial position and momentum, what is its position and momentum as some later time t?” makes no sense in the quantum world. • Richard Feynman’s remarkable sum over paths interpretation of quantum mechanics. Date: 11/08/2008  10:30 am
Collection: ISSYP Virtual
