348-problem23 - follow Newton’s laws; i.e., t t p d x dt...

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Chem. 540 Instructor: Nancy Makri PROBLEM 23 For a particle in one dimension with Hamiltonian 2 ˆ ˆ ˆ ( ) 2 p H V x m = + show that the equations of motion for the expectation values of the position and of the momentum
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Unformatted text preview: follow Newton’s laws; i.e., t t p d x dt m = , t t d p f dt = where / f dV dx = -is the force acting on the system. This is known as Ehrenfest’s theorem....
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