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written by Mario Belloni, Wolfgang Christian, and Anne Cox
Physlet Quantum Physics Section 1: Introduction illustrates the technology used in the Physlet Quantum Physics interactive text. In this text, javascript simulations are used to illustrate and explore  concepts in special relativity and quantum physics. The examples provided include running and exploring animated simulations, interacting with simulations to gather data, and input of formulas.

The 3rd edition of Physlet Quantum Physics has been ported in its entirety to HTML 5 using the SwingJS platform developed by Robert Hansen at St. Olaf College. These exercises can be accessed using an modern browser on any device.

Please note that this resource requires Java Applet Plug-in.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Quantum Physics
- General
- Special Relativity
- Upper Undergraduate
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/javascript
- text/html
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M. Belloni, W. Christian, and A. Cox, (2019), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/PQP/introduction/).
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Belloni, M., Christian, W., & Cox, A. (2019). Physlet Quantum Physics - Introduction. Retrieved April 18, 2024, from https://www.compadre.org/PQP/introduction/
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