International Journal of Theoretical Physics

, Volume 22, Issue 1, pp 19–28 | Cite as

Classical approach to quantum theory

  • Jack Cohn


A formulation of nonrelativistic, spinless, quantum mechanics is presented which is based on four postulates. Three of the postulates are very analogous to relations that hold in an operator formulation of classical mechanics, and the fourth is that the wave function evolves linearly in time. The conventional statistical assertions of quantum theory as well as the Schrödinger equation are recovered.


Wave Function Field Theory Elementary Particle Quantum Field Theory Quantum Mechanic 
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© Plenum Publishing Corporation 1983

Authors and Affiliations

  • Jack Cohn
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  1. 1.Department of Physics and AstronomyUniversity of OklahomaNorman

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