Science Quiz / Sharp Scientists: Quantum Mechanics

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DescriptionScientist
Explained the photoelectric effect as well as contributing to many other fields of science
Famous for developing path integral formulation of quantum mechanics and the theory of quantum electrodynamics
Discovered a scattering effect of electromagnetic radiation which demonstrated its particle properties
Proposed discrete energy levels of electrons thus developing his model of the atom
Known for creating the uncertainty principle
Suggested that all matter had wave properties after discovering the wave nature of the electron
Predicted the existence of antimatter and describing the behaviour of fermions
Created algebras used in quantum mechanics
DescriptionScientist
Introduced the azimuthal (2nd) and spin (4th) quantum numbers
Applied operator theory to quantum mechanics
Applied the exclusion principle to ideal gases
Discovered energy quanta and is known as the originator of quantum theory
First discoverer of quantum tunnelling
Known for the thought experiment involving his cat and formulated the wave equation
Awarded the Nobel Prize for research for the statistical interpolation of the wave function
Discovered the exclusion principle

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