Lecture8IntrotoQuantumMechanics

Lecture8IntrotoQuantumMechanics - Introduction to Quantum...

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Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle If you try to specify/measure the exact position of a particle you cannot simultaneously know its momentum exactly. If you try to specify/measure the exact momentum of a particle, you cannot simultaneously know its position exactly . p x 2 h In the microscopic world, Notice that this is very different from the macroscopic world (like throwing a football around). In the latter case, you CAN specify both the position and the momentum very well. We call the position as a function of time the TRAJECTORY Introduction to Quantum Mechanics (Prelude to Nuclear Shell Model)
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