The Photoelectric Effect

Equation #14: Photoelectric Effect Albert Einstein was awarded the Nobel prize for his explanation of the photoelectric effect: when light is shone on a metal surface, electrons are ejected. However, the light cannot be of just any wavelength, it has

Quantum Electrodynamics: A quick review

Based on Introduction to Elementary Particles– by David Griffiths. You can also watch Fermilab’s excellent introduction to QED here:

Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle

Equation #11: Heisenberg’s Uncertainty Principle “Anyone who is not shocked by Quantum Mechanics has not quite understood it”-Niels Bohr I agree Mr. Bohr, QM does blow your mind. The uncertainty principle is one of those things that prove that our