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Foundations of Physics

, Volume 17, Issue 12, pp 1141–1188 | Cite as

Erwin Schrödinger and the rise of wave mechanics. II. The creation of wave mechanics

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

Abstract

This article (Part II) deals with the creation of the theory of wave mechanics by Erwin Schrödinger in Zurich during the early months of 1926; he laid the foundations of this theory in his first two communications toAnnalen der Physik. The background of Schrödinger's work on, and his actual creation of, wave mechanics are analyzed.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jagdish Mehra
    • 1
    • 2
  1. 1.Instituts Internationaux de Physique et de Chimie (Solvay)BrusselsBelgium
  2. 2.Houston

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