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What happens to the atoms inside a Gaussian Wave Packet?

Can more than one Gaussian Wave Packet Exist in the same place?

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What happens to the atoms inside a Gaussian Wave Packet?

Can more than one Gaussian Wave Packet Exist in the same place?

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Can you give us links to the reading you've been dong so far on this? We prefer to answer specific questions about links to peer-reviewed articles. Thanks.

What happens to the atoms inside a Gaussian Wave Packet?

Can more than one Gaussian Wave Packet Exist in the same place?

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https://www.cond-mat.de/teaching/QM/JSim/wpack.html

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Neither of these questions make any sense, because a Gaussian wave packet is a mathematical concept (it's a sum of various solutions to a particular differential equation). This is like asking what happens to the atoms inside a prime number, or whether two logarithms can exist in the same place.What happens to the atoms inside a Gaussian Wave Packet?

Can more than one Gaussian Wave Packet Exist in the same place?

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