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What is the schrodinger equation?

  1. Dec 28, 2012 #1
    I have seen its name in many articles I have read but I would like to know. What is it and what is its use?
     
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  3. Dec 28, 2012 #2

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  4. Dec 28, 2012 #3
    Roughly speaking, S.E. is an equation that governs the time-evolution of a quantum system. That is, if you know the system's state at some time and you would like to know the system's state at some later time, then you have to solve S.E.
     
  5. Dec 28, 2012 #4
    OK thank you all
     
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