Physics 1120, General Physics 2: Electricity, Magnetism, and Optics

Instructors: Steven Pollock and Victor Gurarie

Apparatus for atomic vapor Bose-Einstein condensation. Currents flowing in the circular coils make magnetic fields, and these are used to trap and cool the atoms. It was done first in 1995 by CU physics professors Eric Cornell and Carl Wieman. Learn more about it, and maybe you too could win the Nobel Prize.

Week 9 Highlights:

Lectures this week on Magnetic Field.


Chapter 32 Magnetic Fields

Special notes:

Home page from weeks 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7,8

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