Uncertainty of Momentum and Position  [ENDORSED]


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Jessica Chern 1H
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Uncertainty of Momentum and Position

Postby Jessica Chern 1H » Sat Oct 08, 2016 9:27 pm

Can't you not know with zero uncertainty either the momentum or position since that would effectively make Heisenberg's Indeterminacy Equation 0 = h/4π, which is not true? (As in, shouldn't there be at least some uncertainty in both the momentum and position?)

Avery_Tinsley
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Re: Uncertainty of Momentum and Position  [ENDORSED]

Postby Avery_Tinsley » Sun Oct 09, 2016 9:31 pm

If I understood your question correctly, there will always be uncertainty in the electron's position and momentum due to the difficulties of obtaining exact measurements of electron movement/location.


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