Quantum 4

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09080053

Abstract

Classical physics of a spinning bar magnet in an external magnetic field:  energy, angular momentum, torque and its effect on angular momentum, and precession.  Application to NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance).  The peculiar physics and mathematics of quantum mechanical spin: quantization of spin and superposition of spin states.  Application of quantum mechanical spin and NMR to quantum computing..