Radial Motion in a Coulombic Field

  • George H. Duffey
Part of the Fundamental Theories of Physics book series (FTPH, volume 2)


Two submicroscopic particles bound together as a system are subject to (a) movement of their center of mass, (b) unidirectional and back-and-forth rotation about this center, and (c) oscillation in the interparticle distance, also about the center of mass. The first two movements have been considered in Chapters 1 and 2; but the third motion is generally different from and more complicated than the simple harmonic motion treated in Chapter 3.


Inertial Frame Radial Function Interparticle Distance Radial Motion Schrodinger Equation 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • George H. Duffey
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  1. 1.Department of PhysicsSouth Dakota State UniversityUSA

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