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written by Michel Betz
Available Languages: English, Portuguese
This web site contains a Java simulation of the Stern-Gerlach experiment, as well as extensive background information on spin physics. This simulation includes an illustration of both pure states and statistical mixtures. The user can control the initial state of the incoming spins.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Quantum Physics
- Spin and Finite Dimensional Systems
- Upper Undergraduate
- Graduate/Professional
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
Categories Intended Users Ratings
- Pedagogy
- Activity
- Learners
- Educators
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© 1999 Michel Betz
spin, statistical mixture, superposition of states
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Metadata instance created February 17, 2005 by Blake Laing
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June 21, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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March 1, 2002
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M. Betz, (1999), WWW Document, (
M. Betz, The Stern-Gerlach Experiment (1999), <>.
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Betz, M. (2002, March 1). The Stern-Gerlach Experiment. Retrieved July 25, 2024, from
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Betz, Michel. The Stern-Gerlach Experiment. March 1, 2002. (accessed 25 July 2024).
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Betz, Michel. The Stern-Gerlach Experiment. 1999. 1 Mar. 2002. 25 July 2024 <>.
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