Telluric Vibrations, UCLA Botanical Gardens – Los Angeles

Workshop: Music and Quantum Mechanics

Dr. James Gimzewski

Fri Sep 11, 2020, 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
All times are given in Central European Summer Time (CEST / UTC +2).

We explore the relationship between music specifically harmonic sound resonances and quantum mechanics. The Schrodinger equations which are used to describe zero point energy and energy quantization are similar to the solutions for a guitar string in one dimension called the particle in a box. In two dimensions equivalent to drum modes. The electrons in an atom are equivalent to three dimensional solutions. I also introduce quantum tunneling as leaky strings and provide examples in nanotechnology.