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Julia Meno 1D
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Postby Julia Meno 1D » Tue Oct 24, 2017 11:38 am

Hi everyone!

Can some please explain to me what exactly Hψ represents in the Schrodinger equation and how it can be equal to Eψ?

Thanks :)

manasa933
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Re:Hψ

Postby manasa933 » Tue Oct 24, 2017 12:38 pm

Hψ represents hamiltonian and is equal to the sum of the potential and kinetic energy.

Yuting Zhu 3D
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Re: Hψ

Postby Yuting Zhu 3D » Tue Oct 24, 2017 9:08 pm

Also, to add on, Hamilton is a double derivative.

Esin Gumustekin 2J
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Re: Hψ

Postby Esin Gumustekin 2J » Tue Oct 31, 2017 4:52 pm

Just to add on, this equation is telling us that if you multiply a Hamiltonian by a wavefunction you will get the same wavefunction out multiplied by its energy.

Guadalupe T 1E
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Re: Hψ

Postby Guadalupe T 1E » Tue Oct 31, 2017 5:25 pm

I was told that all we really need to know is that Ψ is the wave property of an electron.


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