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October 30, 2014

October 30, 2014

Number of results: 922

**Quantum mechanics, eigenvalues, eigenfunctions**

What exactly is an eigenvalue? "To be an eigenfunction, the operator has to reproduce the function with some multiplicative constant." Is the eigenvalue the multiplicative constant -or- is it the m constant and the function? Many thanks.
*October 22, 2009 by Steven*

**English**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*May 7, 2009 by john browm*

**critical thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*January 16, 2009 by Anonymous*

**CRT205 Quiz**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*February 27, 2009 by randy*

**Critical Thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*June 6, 2009 by mary*

**Critical Thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*July 31, 2009 by bere*

**Physics**

Did Einstein support quantum mechanics as being fundamental physics, or did he think quantum mechanics was inconclusive?
*April 10, 2008 by Tammy*

**Quantum mechanics, eigenfunctions!**

Determine if the function sin(x)*e^(ax) where a=constant is an eigenfunction of the operators d/dx and d^2/(dx)^2 Okay. My understanding is that you use the operator and perform its "thing" on the function. In this case, you will have to find the 1st derivative of sin(x)*e^(ax...
*October 8, 2009 by Steven*

**english: crit. thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*March 19, 2008 by rose*

**ENGLISH**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*May 7, 2009 by john doe*

**Quick Question**

What is Quantum Physics and Quantum Mechanics? Is there even a difference between them? thank you very much.
*May 11, 2009 by James*

**chemistry**

which quantum number, or quantum numbers, can be connected with the direction a particular orbital position points in space, regarding wave mechanics?
*May 26, 2008 by Shivani*

**Physics**

If the electron in a hydrogen atom obeyed classical mechanics instead of quantum mechanics, would it emit a continuous spectrum or a line spectrum?
*April 10, 2008 by Kara*

**chemistry**

Which of the following quantum numbers describes the shape of an orbital? A) principle quantum number (n) B) magnetic quantum number (ml) C) spin quantum number (ms) D) Schrodinger quantum number (S) E) (azithmal) angular momentum quantum number (l)
*November 14, 2011 by Teresa*

**Physics**

When do we have to give up on an old theory and try to come up with a new theory? Would it be when the old theory under goes changes? Also, how would I compose my answer to this question into a paragraph? This happens when we suspect that the theory is not perfect. E.g., the ...
*August 7, 2007 by Soly*

**Chemistry**

The principal quantum number, n, describes the energy level of a particular orbital as a function of the distance from the center of the nucleus. Additional quantum numbers exist to quantify the other characteristics of the electron. The angular momentum quantum number (§¤), ...
*October 29, 2012 by Anonymous*

**School**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*May 15, 2009 by John*

**crt**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*October 2, 2009 by jag*

**crt 205**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*January 9, 2009 by Jacob*

**Critical Thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*August 10, 2009 by Sablan*

**crt thinking**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*November 14, 2009 by Anonymous*

**Newtonian physics**

Over time, non-specialists are usually able to assimilate radically new scientific ideas, even though these ideas may seem strange when they are initially introduced. Such was the case with Newtonian physics; when Newton proposed his ideas regarding motion and gravitation in ...
*November 12, 2008 by Anonymous*

**quatum mechanics**

In the double-slit experiment, consider the point at the middle of the final (detector) screen which is equidistant from the two slits. Suppose the intensity at that point is when either slit is open. Now for each of the three cases (a) bullet (b) wave (c) quantum mechanics (...
*February 16, 2013 by preshy*

**Quantum Mechanics**

Calculate the probability of finding an electron in a 1s H-atom orbital inside the nucleus. Show your work and state your assumptions.
*April 28, 2009 by Jill*

**Chem Help Please!!!**

Using quantum mechanics as a basis, explain in detail why there are exactly 14 elements shown in the Lanthanide series of the periodic table. Thank you!
*August 26, 2014 by Mello*

**Chemistry**

The principal quantum number, n, describes the energy level of a particular orbital as a function of the distance from the center of the nucleus. Additional quantum numbers exist to quantify the other characteristics of the electron. The angular momentum quantum number (ℓ...
*March 26, 2014 by Annabelle*

**physics**

It is known that the possible values for the magnetic quantum number m range between -9 and +9. Determine the orbital quantum number and the smallest possible value of the principle quantum number. l = n =
*December 1, 2006 by MIke*

**Quantum Physics**

Consider the following quantum circuit: bit.ly/Zlrijv (a) What quantum state do you have to input in order to get output |00>? (b) What quantum state do you have to input in order to get output |11>? (c) What quantum state do you have to input in order to get output 1/&#...
*March 18, 2013 by helpful*

**Physic please check**

Consider two different hydrogen atoms. The electron in each atom is in an excited state. (a) Is it possible for the electrons to have different energies but the same orbital angular momentum L, according to the Bohr model? Justify. No.Electrons within the same obital angular ...
*December 14, 2007 by Mary*

**Quantum Mechanics**

Suppose we have a quantum circuit that takes the input |0⟩ and outputs |+⟩, and also takes the input |1⟩ and outputs −|−⟩. If we input √2*i/√3|+⟩ + 1/√3|−⟩, what does the circuit output?
*September 12, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Chemistry**

Consider an atom of Xenon. How many electrons in this atom... a) have the quantum number of l=2 b) have the quantum number of ml=0 c)have the quantum numbers n=5,ml=2 (at the same time) I think I know the answers. a) 10 b)2 c)2 But I am unsure and would like some input on if ...
*January 25, 2012 by Lindsey*

**chemistry**

Find the quantum value of a 5py orbital. I know the quantum numbers (n,l,m,s) and all that, but I'm not sure where to begin or go after that. Answered below.
*November 26, 2006 by John*

**Chemistry**

Please help in any way that you can. Very small spherical crystals called quantum dots are being investigated for use in electronic devices. a. Calculate the mass of a quantum dot of pure silicon that has a diameter of 4nm. b. If you made a 3.5nm diameter quantum dot of pure ...
*June 29, 2013 by Ashley*

**quantum physics**

the quantum factor algorithm for N=91 is carried out. What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up if it chooses x=8? Guys please help...its very urgent!!
*October 18, 2013 by Hannah*

**quantum mechanics**

a) A vertically polarized photon goes through two polarizing filters, the first of which is vertically aligned and the second at 45 degrees. What is the probability that the photon is transmitted through both filters?
*February 15, 2013 by tribhu*

**quantum mechanics**

Write the Hamiltonian operator for 2 electrons in a 1D box of length a. I know that the Hamitonian is a sum of the kinetic and potential energies. I was thinking that for 2 electrons in a 1D box it would be: -2((hbar^2)/2m_e)(d^2/dx^2)) + Coulomb interaction for 2 electrons I ...
*April 5, 2010 by Alice*

**physics**

A hydrogen atom is in its n = 6 excited state. Determine, according to quantum mechanics, each of the following: (a) The total energy =eV (b) The magnitude of the maximum angular momentum the electron can have in this state =J s (c) The maximum value that the z component of ...
*December 1, 2006 by MIke*

**physics**

A hydrogen atom is in its n = 6 excited state. Determine, according to quantum mechanics, each of the following: (a) The total energy =eV (b) The magnitude of the maximum angular momentum the electron can have in this state =J s (c) The maximum value that the z component of ...
*December 2, 2006 by MIke*

**chemistry**

Suppose you take a trip to a distant universe and find that the periodic table there is derived from an arrangement of quantum numbers different from the one on Earth. The rules in that universe are: 1. principal quantum number n = 1, 2, . . . (as on Earth); 2. angular ...
*April 2, 2013 by Anonymous*

**Quantum Physics**

We will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N=91 (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x=8? I.e. what is the period of f(j)=8j(mod91) (b) Using your answer to (a), find a ...
*October 12, 2013 by ss01*

**chemistry**

write all the possible set of magnetic quantum number for an electron in the n=2 shell that have an angular momentum number l=o and a spin quantum number +1/2
*February 4, 2012 by keisha*

**mechanics/motion**

Can someone help me with mechanics. I need to check my answers
*January 31, 2014 by Anonymous*

**physics**

WHICH HAS PRINCIPAL QUANTUM NUMBER OF 3 AND ANGULAR MOMENTUM QUANTUM NUMBER OF 2 A 3s b 3d c 4f d 3f
*July 27, 2014 by AYESHA*

**quantum mechanics**

Suppose we have a qubit in the state |ψ⟩=12|0⟩+3√2|1⟩. If we measure this qubit in |u⟩=3√2|0⟩+12|1⟩,|u⊥⟩=−12|0⟩+3√2|1⟩ basis, what is the probability that the outcome is u
*February 15, 2013 by tribhu*

**chem**

can someone give me examples of the explanatory power of the quantum-mechanical model? Power to explain what? The nature of the chemical bond? Linus Pauling wrote a book with that title. Bascially, QM can explain everything about chemistry such as structure, polarity, ...
*March 7, 2007 by ashley*

**physics**

Consider this set of quantum numbers: n = 3, l = 2, ml = -1, ms = +½ The maximum number of electrons in an atom which can share the above set of quantum numbers is
*August 15, 2009 by jeff*

**physics**

In the double-slit experiment, consider the point at the middle of the final (detector) screen which is equidistant from the two slits. Suppose the intensity at that point is when either slit is open. Now for each of the three cases (a) bullet (b) wave (c) quantum mechanics (...
*February 12, 2013 by unknown*

**Quantum Physics**

I try to make a Quantum Fourier Transformation with N=6: w=e^(2*pi*7/6) so we have 6-th roots: 1,w,w^2,-1,-w,-w^2 My matrix is QFT6= 1/sqrt(6)* (1 1 1 1 1 1 ) (1 w w^2 -1 -w -w^2) (1 w^2 -w 1 w^2 -w ) (1 -1 1 -1 1 -1 ) (1 -w w^2 1 -w w^2 ) (1 -w^2 -w -1 w^2 w ) the vector that...
*September 17, 2013 by Anonymous*

**chemistry**

how to find which is quantum number and magnetic quantum number
*July 10, 2014 by steve please solve this question *

**Chemistry**

What is the azimuthal quantum number (also called the angular-momentum quantum number), ℓ, for the orbital shown here? (the photo is a d orbital. it has 4 balls around it) Express your answer numerically as an integer.
*April 24, 2014 by Anonymous*

**Quantum Physics**

In this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N = 15 (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x = 2 ? (b) Assume that we found this k using period finding algorithm. ...
*March 21, 2013 by Gyanno*

**Chemistry**

find an atom which would have an electron with a quantum number of n=5, l=2, mL=0, mS=1/2 and a valence electron with a quantum number of n=6,l=1, mL=-1, mS=-1/2.
*May 15, 2009 by Gweedo8*

**Chemistry**

Does anybody know the principle quantum number of an atom that has s, p, d, f orbitals? I'm pretty sure the number is inbetween 2-4, but I am unsure of how to figure out the principle quantum number just using that information. Thanks in advance!
*March 9, 2010 by Marla*

**chemistry**

how can i compare the dual nature of light how can i describe the phenomena that can be explained only by the particle model of light. how can i empoly the quantum theory to assess the amount of energy that matter gains and loses how did Einstein utilize Plancks quantum ...
*November 6, 2008 by dina*

**Calculus **

Use newtons method and the function f(x)=x^2-a to derive the mechanics rule. Mechanics Rule for approaching sqrt(a), a>0, is Xn+1=1/2(Xn+a/Xn), n=1,2,3,...
*July 20, 2012 by Elizabeth*

**math**

At the Whistlestop Cafe, 15 of the 19 patrons are mechanics. If a sample of 8 is taken, what is the probability that exactly 5 patrons are mechanics? Round your answer to 4 decimal places.
*June 3, 2010 by Anya*

**math**

At the Whistlestop Cafe, 15 of the 19 patrons are mechanics. If a sample of 8 is taken, what is the probability that exactly 5 patrons are mechanics? Round your answer to 4 decimal places.
*June 3, 2010 by Anya*

**Fluid Mechanics**

Hello Can someone can give me good links where i can find the: 1)domestic 2)industrial applications of fluid mechanics ? Tnx a lot.
*October 10, 2014 by Wayne*

**Quantum Computing**

In this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N=21. (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x=2? In other words, what is the period of f(j)=2^j (mod 21). (b) Assume ...
*September 22, 2013 by imath*

**Math**

A car dealership employs 12 salesman and 28 mechanics. What is the ratio of salesman to mechanics?
*August 12, 2014 by Keith*

**college**

Determining the time quantum for a job is a critical task. Given the assumptions that the average switching time between processes is s, and the average amount of time an I/O bound process uses before generating an I/O request is t (t >> s). Discuss the effect of each of...
*December 2, 2009 by shami*

**physics**

The hydrogen atom consists of a proton with an electron in orbit about the proton. The laws of quantum mechanics determine that the radius of this orbit is 5.29x10^-11 meters. Therefore, calculate a) The electric potential the electron experiences. b) The next available orbit ...
*May 22, 2009 by Sandhya*

**physics**

Identify the area of physics that is most relevant to each of the following situations. Explain your reasoning. a. a high school football game b. food preperation for the prom c. playing in the school band d. lightning in a thunderstorm e. wearing a pair of sunglasses outside ...
*August 21, 2006 by Anonymous*

**Chemistry**

The term degeneracy means the number of different quantum states of an atom or molecule having the same energy. For example, the degeneracy of the n = 2 level of the hydrogen atom is 4 (a 2s quantum state, and three different 2p states). What is the degeneracy of the n = 1 level?
*June 14, 2011 by Lance*

**Quantum Physics**

Suppose Alice starts with two qubits in the Bell state 1/√2 (|00> + |11>) and teleports these qubits to Bob by applying the quantum teleportation protocol to each qubit separately. (a) What is the state of the two qubits received by Bob? |00> = |01> = |10>...
*March 3, 2013 by qwerty*

**physics**

When an electron makes a transition from its first quantum level to the ground level, the energy difference is carried by the emitted photon. In comparison, how much energy is needed to return an electron at ground level to the first quantum level?
*June 11, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Quantum Physics**

Suppose Alice starts with two qubits in the Bell state (1/√2)|00⟩+(1/√2)|11⟩ and teleports these qubits to Bob by applying the quantum teleportation protocol to each qubit separately. (a) What is the state of the two qubits received by Bob?
*September 5, 2013 by Anonymous*

**physics - quantum mechanics**

hi can you please help me with this particular question? thanks a lot ___________________________________ The work function of a material refers to the minimum energy required to remove an electron from the material. Assume that the work function of gold is 4.90eV and that of ...
*August 5, 2007 by duda*

**book report**

im doing a book report in the 5th grade...and it said i have to give a summary, title,ect....and then it says slogan and mechanics..i dont know what slogan and mechanics mean....please help and give me a site to know what it means or tell me...thanks!!
*September 8, 2008 by sheila*

**physics**

In this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N=91. (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x=8? I.e. what is the period of f(j)=8j(mod91) (b) Using your answer to (a...
*October 13, 2013 by manu*

**Chemistry**

Very small crystals composed of 1000 to 100,000 atoms, called quantum dots, are being investigated for use in electronic devices. (a) Calculate the mass in grams of a quantum dot consisting of 1.400 104 atoms of silicon. (b) Assuming that the silicon in the dot has a density ...
*June 1, 2010 by Anita*

**physics**

1.A spherical bowl(R = 20 cm) contains water(n = 1.33) and your pet gold fish who, is swimming 15 cm from the centre of the bowl. You however are 35.0 cm from the edge of the bowl-outside, of course. Describe the image your fish sees. 2.The hydrogen atom consists of a proton ...
*May 22, 2009 by Sandhya*

**Chemistry**

24. A quantum is a finite amount of energy gained or lost by an atom.- F? 25. An atom is in an excited state when it has its lowest energy.- F 26. The Bohr model of the atom shows electrons in areas called energy levels.- F? 27. The principal quantum number indicates the main ...
*October 21, 2010 by mysterychicken*

**chemistry**

Suppose you live in a different universe where different amount of quantum numbers is required to describe the atomic orbitals. These quantum numbers have the following rules: N principal 1,2,3,…. L orbital =N M magnetic -1. 0. +1 How many orbitals are there all together in ...
*November 12, 2008 by Jordan*

**physical science**

Which electron cannot occurr? a) 1s^22s^1 b) 1s^2 2s^2 2p^6 3s^2 c) 1s^2 1p^6 2s^2 2p^6 d) all can occurr How do I figure this out? s orbitals can contain 2 electrons maximum and p orbitals can contain 6. I do not see this condition being violated in any of the configurations ...
*June 13, 2006 by Elda*

**physics**

n this problem, we will carry out some steps of the quantum factoring algorithm for N=15. (a) What is the period k of the periodic superposition set up by the quantum factoring algorithm if it chooses x=2? (b) Assume that we found this k using period finding algorithm. Use k ...
*March 22, 2013 by s*

**English**

1. There are a lot of clubs in my school. 2. There are a lot of clubs in our school. (Are both correct? Can we use 'our' instead of 'in'?) 3. I study a lot of subjects like mechanics, ethics, and social studies. 4. I study a lot of subjects such as mechanics, ethics, and ...
*April 6, 2010 by rfvv*

**science**

Newton’s law of gravity is used with great success in most everyday situations, and indeed, in planning planetary space missions such as the Rosetta probe. However, Einstein’s theory of general relativity and a theory of quantum gravity are needed to describe the observed ...
*August 28, 2011 by mj*

**physics **

A monochromatic light beam with energy 204eV is used to excite the Be+3 (H –like atom with Z=4) from its ground state to some excited state m. Neglect the finite nuclear mass correction. a) Find the quantum number m of this excited state. b) Following this transition the...
*April 25, 2011 by qwer*

**Quantum physics**

Suppose we have a quantum circuit that takes the input |0> and outputs |+>, and also takes the input |1> and outputs −|−>. If we input √2*i/√3|+> + 1√3|−>, what does the circuit output? In the form a│0> + b│1...
*September 9, 2013 by SS01*

**com 220**

While correct grammar and usage are basic ecpectations in all kinds of writing, the larger aspects such as content and development are given far greater weight than style and mechanics, especially at the cllege level. In a 100-point paper, for example, perhaps 80% of the score...
*November 21, 2008 by anonymoys*

**Quantum Physics**

What is ZX applied to H|0>?
*February 24, 2013 by qwerty*

**quantum**

prob 2 ans please?
*September 13, 2013 by Anonymous*

**quantum physics**

question 3 a ...help pls
*October 18, 2013 by alex*

**CHEMISTRY**

What atomic orbital has the quantum numbers n = 3, l = 1, ml = -1?
*April 13, 2011 by HELP*

**chemistry**

What are the quantum numbers for a 3d atomic orbital?
*April 13, 2011 by James*

**chemistry **

what is the energy in joules of one quantum of 55.4 nm
*February 4, 2012 by Anonymous*

**Chemistry**

What quantum numbers specify these subshells? 2s n= l= 3p n= t= 6d n= l=
*October 28, 2012 by Bill*

**chemistry**

1. What quantum numbers specify these subshells? 5s: n=? l=? 5p: n=? l=? 3d: n=? l=?
*September 30, 2013 by Shira*

**Quantum physics**

docs(dot)google(dot)com/file/d/0B4uUFmATOigqbjAxU2tRNjVwa1E/edit?usp=sharing (a) What is the inner product of the 3rd row and 14th row of this matrix? b) What is the inner product of the 3rd row with itself? C) Suppose we have a quantum circuit that takes the input |0> and ...
*September 8, 2013 by SS01*

**Chemistry**

Indicate which of the following quantum numbers are unacceptable: (a)(1,2,0,1/2) (b) (3,2,0,1/2) (c)(3,2,2,1) (d) (4,3,2,-1/2)
*February 6, 2012 by earl*

**chemistry**

What is the energy of an electron with a principle quantum number of n=2
*July 21, 2012 by maryam*

**Quantum chemistry**

For the simple harmonic oscillator determine: b. [Tˆ,Vˆ ]
*February 24, 2013 by Adam*

**Quantum M.**

Why "In Hilbert Space noone can hear you scream"?
*March 10, 2013 by Jess*

**chemistry**

the third quantum number, m, indicates what property of the electron?
*February 28, 2008 by Megan*

**chem**

For a given quantum number, n, which electrons will experience the greatest Z*, s or p??????
*December 10, 2008 by Kim*

**Quick Question**

Who is the founder of Quantum Physics? Please help. Urgent.
*May 10, 2009 by James*

**chemistry**

The quantum numbers: n = 1, l = 0 and ml = 0 ; can occur together to specify an orbital
*November 15, 2010 by Natalie*

**chemistry **

apply quantum theory to explain the photoelectric effect
*December 2, 2010 by Anonymous*

**Chemistry**

What? If anything, is wrong with the following sets of quantum numbers. a. n = 2, l = 2, ml = 0, ms = +1/2 b. n = 0, l = 0, ml = 0, ms = -1/2 c. n = 3, l = 2, ml = -2, ms = +1/2 d. n = 4, l = 2, ml = 2, ms = -1/2
*February 27, 2011 by Kelly*

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