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# Motion of Particles

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## Abstract

In this chapter, we will explore how to describe the position and momentum of a particle in quantum mechanics, and how we set up its Schrödinger equation. To this end, we need to work out how to describe the momentum and energy for a particle. We will conclude with a description of a bizarre phenomenon called quantum tunnelling, which is now widely used in advanced microscopes, and with a qualitative overview of the quantum mechanical foundations of chemistry.

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