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Wave Packets, Potentials, and Forces

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

Abstract

We have seen how a state function having a definite wavevector and angular frequency represents conditions in a uniform beam of particles. In like manner, a single function represents the free rotation of a system about an axis. Furthermore, a particle confined in a parabolic or Coulombic potential appears in states possessing a definite angular frequency and energy.

Keywords

Wave Function Wave Packet Group Velocity Angular Frequency Uncertainty Principle 
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© D. Reidel Publishing Company, Dordrecht, Holland 1984

Authors and Affiliations

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

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