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Technological Advancements courtesy of quantum physics

  1. Mar 29, 2006 #1
    I am doing an English report for school and I am going over a lot of the basic theories of quantum mechanics. I was wondering if someone had a list of a lot of technological things made possible after the discover of quantum theory. I'd appreciate any help. Thanks a lot friends.
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  3. Mar 30, 2006 #2
    Well basically all of electronics. QM is the basis of solid state physics and that's what gave us semiconductors, transistors, integrated circuits and so on.
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    too short.

    I said: Lasers...
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    Most or all of the modern forms of medcal imaging (e.g. MRI) depend on QM.
  6. Mar 30, 2006 #5
    sure, almost all depend on QM.
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