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Propagation, Spreading, and Scattering

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

Abstract

The state of each submicroscopic particle in a system is described, as we have noted before, by a function Ψ. The observable probability-density distribution of the particle over space at each time t and the observable changes associated with increasing time are derivable from this function. Analogous to the classic mechanical current found in a moving fluid is an apparent current of streaming probability density.

Keywords

Wave Packet Incident Beam Partial Wave Incoming Wave Outgoing Wave 
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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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