8.03SC | Fall 2016 | Undergraduate

Physics III: Vibrations and Waves

Part III: Optics

Lecture 23: Quantum Waves and Gravitational Waves

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Lecture Topics

  • Quantum waves
  • Detection of gravitational waves
  • Interferometer
  • LIGO experiment

Lecture Video: Quantum Waves and Gravitational Waves

Prof. Lee makes the connection between what we have learned so far and Quantum Mechanics. He also explains the detection of the gravitational waves by LIGO using the knowledge learned in the previous lectures.

Lecture Notes

Typed Notes for Lecture 23 (PDF - 1.2MB)

Handwritten Notes for Lecture 23 (PDF - 4.6MB)

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