Barton Zwiebach

Barton Zwiebach is a Professor of Physics at MIT. His specialty is String Theory and Theoretical Particle Physics. His central contributions have been in the area of String Field Theory, where he did the early work on the construction of open string field theory and then developed the field theory of closed strings. Zwiebach has also made important contributions to the subject of D-branes with exceptional symmetry, the subject of tachyon condensation, and T-duality.
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Applications of Quantum Mechanics (edX)

Sep 29th 2021
Applications of Quantum Mechanics (edX)
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This course focuses on essential techniques needed for practical applications and research in Quantum Mechanics. We introduce a variety of approximation methods to understand systems that have no analytic solutions.
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83.00 EUR

Mastering Quantum Mechanics (edX)

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Learn the foundations of quantum mechanics – wave mechanics, spin one-half, vector spaces and linear operators, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, quantum dynamics, two-state systems, entanglement, and angular momentum. This course offers a sophisticated view of quantum mechanics and its proper mathematical foundation. Completing the course will give you the [...]
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123.00 EUR

Mastering Quantum Mechanics Part 2: Quantum Dynamics (edX)

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Mastering Quantum Mechanics Part 2: Quantum Dynamics (edX)
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Learn about the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, quantum dynamics and two-state systems including applications to NMR and masers.
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Mastering Quantum Mechanics Part 1: Wave Mechanics (edX)

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Mastering Quantum Mechanics Part 1: Wave Mechanics (edX)
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Learn the foundations of quantum mechanics, including wave mechanics, spin one-half states, linear algebra and bra-ket notation of Dirac. This physics course offers a sophisticated view of quantum mechanics and its proper mathematical foundation.
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Quantum Mechanics: 1D Scattering and Central Potentials (edX)

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Quantum Mechanics: 1D Scattering and Central Potentials (edX)
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Learn about scattering in one dimensional potentials, angular momentum, central potentials, and the hydrogen atom. In this quantum physics course you will learn the basic concepts of scattering – phase-shifts, time delays, Levinson’s theorem, and resonances – in the simple context of one-dimensional problems. We then turn to the [...]
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42.00 EUR

Quantum Mechanics: Quantum physics in 1D Potentials (edX)

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Quantum Mechanics: Quantum physics in 1D Potentials (edX)
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Learn how to solve the Schrodinger equation for a particle moving in one-dimensional potentials relevant to physical applications. In this quantum physics course you will acquire concrete knowledge of quantum mechanics by learning to solve the Schrodinger equation for important classes of one-dimensional potentials. [...]
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41.00 EUR

Quantum Mechanics: Wavefunctions, operators, and expectation values (edX)

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Quantum Mechanics: Wavefunctions, operators, and expectation values (edX)
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Learn about wavefunctions and their probabilistic interpretation, the Schrodinger equation, and the properties of quantum observables. In this quantum physics course you will learn the basics of quantum mechanics. We begin with de Broglie waves, the wavefunction, and its probability interpretation. We then introduce the Schrodinger equation, inner products, [...]
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42.00 EUR

Mastering Quantum Mechanics Part 3: Entanglement and Angular Momentum (edX)

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Mastering Quantum Mechanics Part 3: Entanglement and Angular Momentum (edX)
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Learn about entanglement and Bell inequalities, representations and addition of angular momentum, and central potentials. This physics course introduces the concept of tensor product states to discuss entanglement and Bell inequalities.
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