by CARIEL O. MONTALBAN In quantum mechanics, I have learned that the wavefunctions, , reside in Hilbert’s space. What is Hilbert’s space? I guess to answer this question requires exploring the basic properties of Hilbert’s space. Hilbert’s space is a linear vector space whose elements, entities or components obey certain rules or axioms. This means […]

## Archive for January, 2009

### Sticky: Basics of Linear Vector Spaces

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### The Birth of Quantum Mechanics

Thursday, January 15th, 2009” The Heisenberg-Bohr concepts leave us all breathless, and have made a deep impression on all theoretically oriented people.” -Albert Einstein, 1926 The period 1905 to 1925 was a great time for the world’s leading physicists in the race to understand the quantum nature of matter. To explain so many curious and undigestible phenomena about radiation, […]

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### Sticky: The Equation That Changed The World

Tuesday, January 6th, 2009“Common sense is that layer of prejudices we acquire before we are 16.” – Albert Einstein The physical world that was opening up in 1900 was revealed and seen in a radical light. Max Planck’s bold hypothesis that light was emitted in bundles or quanta of energy where each quantum’s energy is determined by the […]

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