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American Association of Physics Teachers

AAPT is a professional membership association of scientists dedicated to enhancing the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching. AAPT was established in 1930 with the fundamental goal of ensuring the "dissemination of knowledge of physics, particularly by way of teaching."

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Li-Heng Henry Chang, Shea Roccaforte et al.
in American Journal of Physics
The Bloch Sphere visualization of the possible states of a single qubit serves as a useful pedagogical and conceptual tool, offering a one-to-one map between qubit states and points in a 3D space. ...
Beth Parks
in American Journal of Physics
Nicholas P. Gray, Tanisha K. Rutledge et al.
in American Journal of Physics
In this work, we convert a common verification lab in the physics curriculum, measuring the charge-to-mass ratio of the electron (e/m), into an investigative lab on systematic uncertainty. The ...
Stephen J. Norton
in American Journal of Physics
It is often noted that the Earth is slightly oblate rather than spherical, but the calculation of the Earth's eccentricity can be challenging. Here, we calculate it by minimizing the sum of the ...

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