University of Calgary

PHYS 303 - Quantum Mysteries & Paradoxes - Winter 2015

Aims to explain basic quantum phenomena for students outside the physical sciences. Topics covered may include wave-particle duality, quantum interference, as well as the paradoxes of entanglement and quantum nonlocality. Applications such as quantum cryptography and quantum teleportation are discussed, as are the philosophical interpretations of the quantum picture of the world.
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • H(3-0)


  • The course makes limited use of high-school algebra. Not intended for Physics majors and will not count in the major field of Physics.


This course will be offered next in Winter 2016.
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