Quantum Mechanics of Simple Systems

  • Andreas Hofmann


As a first application of the Schrödinger equation, we will characterise a free particle that exists in space without any potential (E pot  = 0). For convenience, we will also consider just one dimension. Given these conditions, the Schrödinger equation  8.29 becomes

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Andreas Hofmann
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  1. 1.Eskitis InstituteGriffith UniversityNathanAustralia
  2. 2.Faculty of Veterinary and Agricultural SciencesThe University of MelbourneParkvilleAustralia

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