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Heisenberg's Bathtub

On the top floor of the Niels Bohr Institute at Copenhagen University, tucked away in a room that now serves as a kitchenette, is a famous bathtub. The simple porcelain tub has become a well-known object in certain circles because it was used by at least one famous physicist: Werner Heisenberg.
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Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz go back-and-forth on potential movie future: “Heisenberg’s son will play you”

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz seemingly have some disagreements about their movie future. Last week, Jared Leto discussed a potential movie about the career of ‘The Notorious‘. The Oscar winner stated that he would like to play McGregor in a possible movie in the future. Leto is a notable UFC fan and has been at many events over the past few years.

‘Heisenberg’ Welcomes Audience Back To Northern Stage

Northern Stage continues its 2021/22 season with the quietly powerful play “Heisenberg” February 16-March 6. Written by Tony Award-winner Simon Stephens (“The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night- Time”), “Heisenberg” will bring audiences back into the Byrne Theater at the Barrette Center for the Arts in White River Junction for the first indoor main-stage production since October 2020. […]

Time-ordering in Heisenberg's equation of motion as related to spontaneous radiation

Despite many years of research into Raman phenomena, the problem of how to include both spontaneous and stimulated Raman scattering into a unified set of partial differential equations persists. The issue is solved by formulating the quantum dynamics in the Heisenberg picture with a rigorous accounting for both time- and normal-ordering of the operators. It is shown how this can be done in a simple, straightforward way. Firstly, the technique is applied to a two-level Raman system, and comparison of analytical and numerical results verifies the approach. A connection to a fully time-dependent Langevin operator method is made for the spontaneous initiation of stimulated Raman scattering. Secondly, the technique is demonstrated for the much-studied two-level atom both in vacuum and in a lossy dielectric medium. It is shown to be fully consistent with accepted theories: using the rotating wave approximation, the Einstein A coefficient for the rate of spontaneous emission from a two-level atom can be derived in a manner parallel to the Weisskopf"“Wigner approximation. The Lamb frequency shift is also calculated. It is shown throughout that field operators corresponding to spontaneous radiative terms do not commute with atomic/molecular operators. The approach may prove useful in many areas, including modeling the propagation of next-generation high-energy, high-intensity ultrafast laser pulses as well as spontaneous radiative processes in lossy media.
Santa Cruz Sentinel

‘Heisenberg’ holds audience’s attention

The full title of “Heisenberg: The Uncertainty Principle,” now playing at Jewel Theatre Company in Santa Cruz through Oct. 10, offers some valuable insight into this thoughtful, provocative production. And, with two exquisite actors like Erika Schindele and Paul Whitworth playing the only two characters in “Heisenberg,” the 90-plus minute...

Levitating glass bead closes in on the limit set by Heisenberg’s uncertainty principle

The motion of an optically trapped glass bead has been slowed down to the state of lowest possible energy using two methods developed independently by teams in Austria and Switzerland. ‘These two works achieved the highest precision in controlling and measuring levitated nanoparticle optomechanical systems close to the Heisenberg limit, which is the ultimate bound set by quantum mechanics,’ says optical physicist Jianming Wen from Kennesaw State University in the US.

Heisenberg under the microscope

(Nanowerk News) The quantum movements of a small glass sphere could be controlled for the first time in Vienna by combining microscopy with control engineering, setting the course for future quantum technologies. A football is not a quantum particle. There are crucial differences between the things we know from everyday...