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Is a wave function as complete as can be

  1. Mar 30, 2013 #1
    For a wave function describing the state of an isolated system in 1D, does a wave function describe a system completely?
     
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  3. Mar 30, 2013 #2

    tom.stoer

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    According to standard quantum mechanics the quantum state represented by a wave function is complete. The are no further hidden variables or hidden information.

    Of course one has to take into account relevant information like spin etc.
     
  4. Mar 30, 2013 #3
    Ooh! Not got up to spin, yet.
    Thank you.
     
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