One-Dimensional Model Problems

  • Ralph E. Christoffersen
Part of the Springer Advanced Texts in Chemistry book series (SATC)


In the previous chapter, the basic ideas of quantum mechanics were introduced by means of several postulates. It was also seen that there are several possible equivalent ways of viewing quantum mechanics, commonly referred to as the Schrödinger picture, the Heisenberg picture, and the interaction picture. Since these are all equivalent views of the same phenomena, the choice of which one to employ when attempting to solve a problem of interest can be made on the basis of which one is most convenient to use.


Energy Level Harmonic Oscillator Matrix Representation Uncertainty Principle Hermite Polynomial 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Ralph E. Christoffersen
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  1. 1.The Upjohn CompanyKalamazooUSA

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