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Title Stern Gerlach clicker questions
Description These lecture notes include concept questions on the basic ideas of the Stern Gerlach experiment. The powerpoint includes animations of various experiments, which can be supplemented by demonstrating the same experiments with the Stern Gerlach simulation. These questions could also be used as homework, asking students to use the simulation to confirm their answers. These questions were developed for use in a sophomore level modern physics course. For more details about the course, please see: http://per.colorado.edu/modern. Please email phethelp@colorado.edu if you are a teacher and would like a solution key.
Subject Physics
Level Undergrad - Advanced, Undergrad - Intro
Type Concept Questions
Duration 30 minutes
Answers Included No
Language Engleski
Keywords Stern Gerlach experiment, magnets, phet activity, spin
Simulation(s) Stern-Gerlachov eksperiment


Author(s) Sam McKagan, Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman, and Noah Finkelstein
Contact Email sam.mckagan@gmail.com
School / Organization University of Colorado
Date submitted 2007.09.26
Date updated 2011.01.09