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When The Uncertainty Principle Goes To 11 -- Science on Saturday Jan 12 2019

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Slides for presentation at Princeton's Plasma Physics Lab (PPL)'s "Science on Saturday" lecture series on Jan 20 2019. See also muircheartblog.wordpress.com/2019/01/15/science-on-saturday-goes-to-11/

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When The Uncertainty Principle Goes To 11 -- Science on Saturday Jan 12 2019

  1. 1. When the Uncertainty Principle Goes to 11… Philip Moriarty School of Physics and Astronomy University of Nottingham www.muircheartblog.wordpress.com
  2. 2. The day job Single atom/molecule imaging, positioning and spectroscopy
  3. 3. http://www.petemcpartlan.co.uk
  4. 4. The mathematics of music “Music is the pleasure the human mind experiences from counting without being aware that it is counting” Gottfried Wilhem von Leibniz (1646-1716) Musical theory based entirely around concept of “intervals” – thirds, fourths, fifths, octaves….
  5. 5. Notes and Numbers
  6. 6. Notes and Numbers
  7. 7. (P)Reaching to the converted?
  8. 8. Back to basics… https://www.memecenter.com/fun/3764661/james-hetfield-approved
  9. 9. O.K. but then why does a note on piano sound nothing like a note on guitar? https://rpcschoolofrock.org
  10. 10. Just a little Patience…
  11. 11. Add lots of waves together… http://www.askamathematician.com/
  12. 12. “Mathematics compares the most diverse phenomena and discovers the secret analogies that unite them” Jean Baptiste Joseph Fourier (1768 -1830)
  13. 13. From Fourier to Fear Factory
  14. 14. From Fourier to Fear Factory
  15. 15. From Fourier to Fear Factory
  16. 16. The Uncertainty Principle…
  17. 17. Into another dimension…
  18. 18. Into another dimension… n = 4, 10, 25, 100, 169, 225, 400, 1600, 10000http://grok.amorphia-apparel.com/
  19. 19. Adding a new dimension
  20. 20. Permanent Waves…

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