Quantum Harmonic Oscillator

  • Arno Bohm
  • Piotr Kielanowski
  • G. Bruce Mainland


The story of quantum physics began in 1900 when Max Planck discovered by the thermodynamical methods the improvement of the Wien’s law of energy distribution for blackbody radiation and then formulated the microscopic derivation of his equation in terms of oscillators within the cavity of a blackbody.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Arno Bohm
    • 1
  • Piotr Kielanowski
    • 2
  • G. Bruce Mainland
    • 3
  1. 1.Department of PhysicsUniversity of TexasAustinUSA
  2. 2.Department of PhysicsCINVESTAVMexico CityMexico
  3. 3.Department of PhysicsOhio State UniversityColumbusUSA

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