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I'm not sure if I have the correct visual model, but I imagine that a particle spin can be represented by a single point on the orbit, or by a superposition state (like a random plane through a corner of the sphere)

I'm curious what the name of a collapsed, known position is, and what that "thing" is called? I know that "thing" can be composed or thought of as the sum of two other "things" on the sphere (eigenvalues??), but I don't know what it's called by itself.

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  • $\begingroup$ I'm not sure what you're asking here. Spin is an intrinsic property independent of position, so a "spin's uncollapsed position" is a meaningless question. Are you confused on what spin is? $\endgroup$ – Hanting Zhang Jan 19 at 18:15
  • $\begingroup$ @HantingZhang youtube.com/watch?v=bvCbrFD7wdU&t=12m50s what is the point on that diagram $\endgroup$ – neaumusic Jan 21 at 5:14
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I believe it could be called the Qbit or Qubit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bvCbrFD7wdU&t=12m50s

https://youtu.be/F_Riqjdh2oM?t=1042

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