Heisenberg Equation  [ENDORSED]

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Chase Yonamine 1J
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Heisenberg Equation

Postby Chase Yonamine 1J » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:25 pm

In the solution manual, the formula deltax= 1/2(h bar/m*deltav) is used. The book solution manual states that h bar is 1.054*10^-34J. My question is how is this derived and is this a constant?

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Re: Heisenberg Equation  [ENDORSED]

Postby Chem_Mod » Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:41 pm

1/2 h bar is the same as h/4pi. If you do the calculations, you'll get that they both equal 5.25x10-35.

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Re: Heisenberg Equation

Postby Henry Dudley 1G » Fri Oct 19, 2018 1:02 am

No, h bar is not a constant it is just shorthand for pi/2.

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