Instant Expert: The quantum world

Does anyone understand quantum theory? The legendary Richard Feynman suggested that if you think you do, you haven’t understood it at all. But quantum theory is our best description of the microscopic world of atoms and their constituents. It has given us lasers, computers and nuclear reactors, and even tells us how the sun shines and why the ground beneath our feet is solid. At this Instant Expert you’ll discover how a crisis in physics led to the development of such a counterintuitive theory.

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The Origins of Quantum Mechanics
James Millen, Senior Lecturer, King's College London

Quantum Field Theory
Toby Wiseman, Professor of Theoretical Physics, Imperial College London

Quantum Materials
Andrew Boothroyd, Professor of Physics, University of Oxford

Quantum Biology
Johnjoe McFadden, Professor of Molecular Genetics, University of Surrey

Quantum Computing
Ilana Wisby, CEO, Oxford Quantum Circuits


Cavendish Conference Centre 22 Duchess Mews London W1G 9DT

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