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Feb2313 08:38 AM
ZapperZ

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Does H(\underline{r})=H\psi(\underline{r}) ?

Dec2309 07:28 AM
bigubau

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Hi there, I've recently read some material on QM and entanglement in particular, and even thou I managed to understand...

Jul2411 02:56 PM
Doc Al

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Hi
I've been struggling to understand entanglement for some time now, and find that most explanations assume some...

Sep2209 06:25 PM
Haelfix

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There's a lot of talk about "virtual particles" and of energy conservation within a normal perturbative aproach to QM....

May1606 12:29 PM
reilly

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I read of an experiment in which people actually timed how long it took water to boil, if it was watched and not...

May1205 05:06 PM
gonzo

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A detector is a device that once it absorbs a minimum amount of energy changes its state and returns data to an...

May2610 12:42 PM
my_wan

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I was taught that a particle is assigned to a unique quantum state. As a specific example, two bound electrons can't...

Nov912 07:26 AM
andrien

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In Brian Greene's book 'The Fabric of the Cosmos' he introduces an experiment called the "delayedchoice quantum...

Jan1709 03:54 PM
JesseM

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there is a way to write the expansion (in terms of self energy and bare propagator) of the dressed propagator without...

Nov2112 11:34 AM
paolorossi

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I sometimes see these words used to describe puzzling aspects of quantum mechanics. Can someone explain exactly what...

Aug1012 08:06 AM
Naty1

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I'd like to find out more about A. Neumaier's interpretation of quantum mechanics.
How?

Aug1512 08:46 AM
ImaLooser

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Griffiths's QM textbook says on page 236 regarding the fine structure constant calculation from first principles:
...

Mar709 12:51 PM
confinement

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I read some paragraphs from Michio Kaku's Hyperspace about Abdus Salam's illustration of symmetry breaking using a...

Jul704 05:58 PM
Tyger

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Hello everyone,
I am trying to solve timedependent LiouvillevonNeumann equations for the dynamics of an electron...

Jun2312 09:20 PM
Einstein Mcfly

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according to uncertainity relation product of dE*dt >=h/2*pi this defines the time limit to which energy conservation...

Oct1810 03:28 PM
khs1

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in the schrodinger equation the integration constant in the angular wave
equation is set to L(L+1).
may i know why...

Mar2411 01:07 PM
clem

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We have seen this famous relation between particle's momentum and its wave length as
p=h/λ
Can we interpret its...

Sep2011 09:30 AM
Naty1

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Hi everyone,
I am doing some calculations related to elastic Pion  nuclei scattering in the Eikonal model and have a...

Nov1513 08:51 AM
k54ledung

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Hi there, you know there are simple mathematical calculations, rather based on arithmetic properties (module,...

Aug2509 10:27 AM
snnmbr

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is the idea that collapse cannot be defined as something that occurs, generally known and accepted?
thx

Mar1306 11:05 AM
alfredblase

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Since my discussion with Juan R in the thread "photon's mass is zero?" under Special and General relativity went off...

Sep1605 04:19 PM
hellfire

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Hi there,
In 3dimensional real linear space, the simplest bases can be taken as the canonical bases
\hat{x} =...

Feb1709 10:25 AM
msumm21

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how does light slow down considerably when it passes through one? i have always been told that lights speed remains...

Sep204 02:05 AM
Chronos

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I saw one online material about the boson statistics, it said for boson, it needs the chemical potential to be...

Dec312 09:32 PM
KFC

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can we use QM for predict how chemical reaction will end up
or who much energy we must give for a reaction to...

Aug2409 04:34 PM
hagopbul

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Does the Compton scattering equation
\lambda '  \lambda = \frac{h}{m_{e} c} (1cos \theta )
work even...

Dec2708 02:26 PM
lightarrow

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I want to know that ,I have read in many books regarding compton's effect that a photon collides with an electron and...

Jun2014 05:02 AM
Esfand Yar Ali

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Suppose that one electron from the end of the universe is emitted to the quantum rectangular barrier potential whose...

Jul511 01:41 AM
Younghun park

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In Wikipedia this sentence is written about degeneracy;
In physics, two or more different quantum states are said to...

Jul1112 01:15 PM
Amok

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Assume there is a two level system, two eigenstates are written as
\psi_1\rangle = \cos\theta 1, g\rangle +...

May909 01:05 PM
deferro

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In twolevel system, with external field applied, why there is no permant dipole moment? In classical point of view,...

Jun509 07:31 PM
clem

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can anyone plzzzzz tell me wether we can write dirac equation in the form of some uncertainty relations,?????????? if...

Apr2709 11:46 AM
g.bashyam

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While studying the Dirac Equation, we come across the gamma matrices. Can we consider these matrices as the...

Feb1513 05:09 AM
Bill_K

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For a system consists of two particle, says two spins, the wavefunction for that system is a direct product of each...

Oct3008 10:41 PM
KFC

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I learnt fundamental statistical physics some times ago. But so far I still don't understand how distinguishabilty and...

Feb109 10:37 PM
vanesch

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As we know that each electron wave function in a periodic potential can be represented in k space by a sum of infinite...

Oct1510 10:30 PM
ntusg

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Hi every body and how do you do
first sorry of my weak language cuz I'm new physical Researcher at KACST & I'm...

Nov2010 02:41 AM
ArjenDijksman

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I have some question about Ensemble Average.
The macroscopic variable of some matter is average of microscopic...

May1212 02:37 AM
Nohhoon Lee

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On page 237, Weinberg checked eq. (5.7.23) with an example when \mathbf p is along the three direction. Below that...

Jul3112 10:31 PM
diraq

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Suppose in one dimension we have a particle in box with the lenght a. If we were to expand it's ground state wave...

Jan1012 03:30 PM
Simon Bridge

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