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Please can you explain some of the quantum maths and formulas?

  1. Sep 1, 2010 #1
    I'm relativly new to quantum ohysics and have only read a few books, please can people explain some of the equations and the maths of quantum physics
    I can understand matrices and diracsc equations but please and somebody explain the maths of probability and other matters
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  3. Sep 1, 2010 #2


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    Leonard Susskind at Stanford University has a several lectures on YouTube, maybe this will work. This is the first lecture on Quantum Mechanics, suited for those above "freshman":

    Lecture 1 | Modern Physics: Quantum Mechanics (Stanford)

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    And here is the whole playlist of 10 lectures, each 1½ to 2 hours, on YouTube:


    If this is too hard, there is two courses on Quantum Entanglements (which is the entry for above). Part 1 & Part 3 is 9 lectures, each 1½ to 2 hours (I can’t find Part 2). Here is the whole playlists on YouTube:



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