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|Thu 20 Oct ||Overview
|Thu 27 Oct ||
Remarks on literature. Double-slit (or grating) interference
|Thu 03 Nov ||
Schrödinger (1935): Zur gegenwärtigen Situation in der Quantenmechanik.
Zurek (2003): the quantum-classical border.
Copenhagen interpretation of QM.
|Thu 10 Nov ||cancelled (dies academicus)
|Thu 17 Nov ||
Hydrodynamic formulation of Schrödinger's equation:
Bohm theory: "the particles and the pilot wave"
|Thu 24 Nov ||
Wigner representation of quantum dynamics,
analogy to wavelet analysis (spectrograms in acoustics),
non-classical states ("negative probabilities")
|Thu 01 Dec ||
Decoherence (à la Zurek): diffusion in phase space,
Einstein relation, estimate of decoherence time for
|Thu 08 Dec ||
Interference experiments with polarized photons and entanglement:
one- and two-photon interference, quantum eraser
|Thu 15 Dec ||
Illustrative material on the web for exotic quantum effects
|Thu 05 Jan ||
"Impossible" quantum states:
hidden variables and elements of reality,
|Thu 12 Jan ||
Student talks: Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen experiment,
|Thu 19 Jan ||
Student talk: entanglement. Correlations and wave function "collapse".
|Thu 26 Jan ||
Student talk: many-worlds interpretation.
Single-atom experiments and quantum jumps,
"measurements on the reality of the wave function".
|Thu 02 Feb ||
|Thu 09 Feb ||
Student talk: history of photon concepts.