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dc.contributor.authorWatson, Kevin Leeen
dc.date.accessioned2019-10-10T17:41:29Zen
dc.date.available2019-10-10T17:41:29Zen
dc.date.issued2017en
dc.identifier.issn2377-2379en
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10919/94433en
dc.description.abstractNormalization is a particularly important concept within quantum mechanics due to the probabilistic nature of quantum systems. However, students' understanding of normalization has not been an explicit focus in past studies. In this paper, I will present a preliminary framework for students' understanding of mathematical norms and normalization of vectors, using interviews with quantum mechanics students to illustrate how the framework can be used to model and make sense of students' reasoning about the normalization of vectors.en
dc.description.sponsorshipNational Science Foundation [DUE-1452889]en
dc.format.mimetypeapplication/pdfen
dc.language.isoenen
dc.rightsCreative Commons Attribution 3.0 United Statesen
dc.rights.urihttp://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/us/en
dc.titleQuantum mechanics students' understanding of normalizationen
dc.typeArticle - Refereeden
dc.description.notesThis material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant Number DUE-1452889. Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.en
dc.title.serial2017 Physics Education Research Conferenceen
dc.identifier.doihttps://doi.org/10.1119/perc.2017.pr.102en
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