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Schrodinger equation

  1. Sep 10, 2011 #1
    In quantum mechanics, time independent Schrodinger equation gives dynamics of system.
    How do one claim that this equation is evolution of a system? Since dynamics need time dependency. How do one explain this discrepancy?
    Thanks in well advance....
     
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  3. Sep 10, 2011 #2

    Ken G

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    It's actually the time dependent SE that gives the dynamics. It just turns out that solving the time dependent SE is accomplished by first solving the time independent version, and then the associated time dependence that comes from the time dependent version is rather trivial to attach to the eigenstates of the time independent version.
     
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