Il Nuovo Cimento B (1971-1996)

, Volume 102, Issue 2, pp 219–223 | Cite as

Speculations on the mathematics of a second-order temporal difference equation in quantum theory

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By considering an additional second-order time difference term in the Schrödinger equation, we study the possible implications of such an additive term in the case of radiative transitions when the discreteness of time becomes manifest and time derivatives are replaced by finite differences.


03.65 Quantum theory quantum mechanics 


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© Società Italiana di Fisica 1988

Authors and Affiliations

  • C. Wolf
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsNorth Adams State CollegeNorth AdamsU.S.A.

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