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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 18, Issue 2, pp 107–184 | Cite as

Erwin Schrödinger and the rise of wave mechanics. III. Early response and applications

  • Jagdish Mehra
Part IV. Invited Papers Commemorating The Centenary Of The Birth Of Erwin Schrödinger

Abstract

This article (Part III) deals with the early applications of wave mechanics to atomic problems—including the demonstration of the formal mathematical equivalence of wave mechanics with the quantum mechanics of Born, Heisenberg, and Jordan, and that of Dirac—by Schrödinger himself and others. The new theory was immediately accepted by the scientific community.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jagdish Mehra
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituts Internationaux de Physique et de Chimie (Solvay), U.L.B. Campus PlaineBrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Houston

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