# Uncertainty in simple harmonic oscilator

#### omri3012

Hallo,

Why can we assume (in the case of simple harmonic occilator)

that at the maximum momentum ,pmax, we can

evluate pmax=$$\Delta$$p?

Thanks,
Omri

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#### diazona

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I don't think you can, unless there's something more to the problem (for instance, if there's some randomness in the phase of the oscillator).

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