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Free Particle

  1. Jun 12, 2010 #1
    In past paper, this question was asked "Discuss the quantum mechanical description of the motion of a free particle' What are the points that I need to write for answering this question?
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  3. Jun 12, 2010 #2
    Most probably you should talk about plane waves. Also, one can discuss spin, which is a property of the particle that basically tells you which equation to use. As always, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Free_particle" [Broken] might be a good place to start.
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