L8 - Wave Mechanics! Erwin Schroedinger: an electron...

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Wave Mechanics Erwin Schroedinger: an electron exhibiting wave-like properties can be described by a mathematical equation called wave equation. The electron is then described by a wave-function ( ψ ) corresponding to a standing wave, within the boundary conditions of the system under investigation. Ψ  e
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Schroedinger equation as an eigenvalue problem: frst we introduce the concept oF operators
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Schroedinger equation as an eigenvalue problem: eigenfunctions and eigenvalues a a
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Schroedinger equation as an eigenvalue problem: eigenfunctions and eigenvalues The Hamiltonian operator acts on the wavefunction and gives the energy of the particle The wavefunction is an eigenfunction of the Hamiltonian operator and the energy is an eigenvalue of the Hamiltonian operator
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Schroedinger equation as an eigenvalue problem: eigenfunctions and eigenvalues Kinetic Energy Operator (1D) Momentum Operator (1D) Is the function exp(ikx) an eigenfunction of the momentum operator?
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course CHE 110A taught by Professor Mccurdy during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.

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L8 - Wave Mechanics! Erwin Schroedinger: an electron...

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