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What is the quantum model?

  1. Feb 14, 2006 #1
    Does the model basically quantisize everything?
     
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  3. Feb 14, 2006 #2

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    No it doesn't. The conduction band of a conductor is derived using quantum theory, and that's continuous. The energy and momentum of a free particle can be anything when you solve the Schrodinger equation. There's no "quantization" there.

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