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Name: Probability: The Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
ID: m42579
Language: English (en)
Summary:
  • Use both versions of Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle in calculations.
  • Explain the implications of Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle for measurements.
Subject: Science and Technology
Keywords: Heisenberg uncertainty principle, probability distribution, uncertainty
License: Creative Commons Attribution License CC-BY 3.0

Authors: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org)
Copyright Holders: Rice University (daniel@openstaxcollege.org)
Maintainers: OpenStax College (info@openstaxcollege.org), OSC Physics Maintainer (info@openstaxcollege.org)

Latest version: 1.5 (history)
First publication date: Jan 18, 2012 9:24 am +0000
Last revision to module: Sep 11, 2013 10:36 am +0000

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Version: 1.5 Sep 11, 2013 10:36 am +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.4 Sep 6, 2013 3:25 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.3 Jul 5, 2012 9:41 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.2 May 29, 2012 4:34 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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Version: 1.1 Jan 20, 2012 8:10 pm +0000 by OSC Physics Maintainer
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