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Unformatted text preview: (9.1) hy is there no linear term? For small enough the quadratic term dominates, and we can ignore other terms. Such situations occur in many physical problems, and make the harmonic oscillator such an important problem. As explained in our first discussion of harmonic oscillators, we scale to dimensionless variables (``pure numbers'') (9.2) In these new variables the Schrdinger equation becomes (9.3)...
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PHY PHY2053 taught by Professor Davidjudd during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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