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Simple Problems in One Dimension

  • R. Shankar

Abstract

Now that the postulates have been stated and explained, it is all over but for the applications. We begin with the simplest class of problems----concerning a single particle in one dimension. Although these one-dimensional problems are somewhat artificial, they contain most of the features of three-dimensional quantum mechanics but little of its complexity. One problem we will not discuss in this chapter is that of the harmonic oscillator. This problem is so important that a separate chapter has been devoted to its study.

Keywords

Wave Function Wave Packet Simple Problem Special Energy Schrodinger Equation 
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© Springer Science+Business Media, LLC 1994

Authors and Affiliations

  • R. Shankar
    • 1
  1. 1.Yale UniversityNew HavenUSA

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