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Interpretation for continuity equation with complex potential.

  1. Nov 15, 2014 #1
    For the potential V(x)=V1(x)+iV2(x) the continuity equation yields: ∇⋅j=-∂ρ/∂t + 2*ρ*V2/ħ (unless I am mistaken). What is the interpretation of this result?
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  3. Nov 15, 2014 #2


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    What have you worked out yourself to answer this? Is this a homework question?
  4. Nov 16, 2014 #3
    Actually, this isn't a HW question. I wish to solve it in preparation for an exam. I have worked out the value of the constant, to wit 2*ρ*V2/ħ, myself. I am struggling with fully construing its meaning.
  5. Nov 16, 2014 #4
    Non conservation of charge?
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