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written by David McIntyre
A course that uses spin as a fundamental system to study quantum measurements and time propagation.  A Java simulation of Stern-Gerlach systems allows students to create virtual experiments to explore the foundations of quantum mechanics.
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Quantum Physics
- Foundations and Measurements
- Spin and Finite Dimensional Systems
- Upper Undergraduate
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Keywords:
EPR paradox, spin dynamics
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Metadata Instance Creation Date November 1, 2003 by Bruce Mason
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May 14, 2004 by Bruce Mason
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From the Author's Course Notes (Author: David McIntyre)

The following is from the Preface of the Author's Course Notes:  This text was developed as part of a course on Spin and Quantum Measurement at Oregon State University. The course is part of the Paradigms in Physics project, which entailed a reform of the junior level physics curriculum. The Spin and Quantum Measurement course is an introduction to quantum mechanics through the analysis of sequential Stern-Gerlach spin measurements. The approach and material are based upon previous presentations of spin systems by Feynman, Sakurai, Cohen-Tannoudji, and Townsend. The postulates of quantum mechanics are illustrated through their manifestation in the simple spin 1/2 Stern-Gerlach experiments.

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D. McIntyre, , WWW Document, (http://www.physics.orst.edu/%7Emcintyre/ph425/).
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D. McIntyre, PH425: Spin and Quantum Measurement, , <http://www.physics.orst.edu/%7Emcintyre/ph425/>.
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McIntyre, D. (n.d.). PH425: Spin and Quantum Measurement. Retrieved October 25, 2014, from http://www.physics.orst.edu/%7Emcintyre/ph425/
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McIntyre, David. PH425: Spin and Quantum Measurement. http://www.physics.orst.edu/%7Emcintyre/ph425/ (accessed 25 October 2014).
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McIntyre, David. PH425: Spin and Quantum Measurement. 25 Oct. 2014 <http://www.physics.orst.edu/%7Emcintyre/ph425/>.
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PH425 is a quantum course based heavily on the SPINS Java software

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The Spin and Quantum Measurement Paradigms  approach to quantum mechanics is presented in this workshop.

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