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differences in equation

Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:42 pm
by Madeline Lequang 1G
Why does the equation in the textbook say delta(p)delta(x)=h/2, but in the lecture notes, Dr. Lavelle uses h/4pi? Is there a difference? Which should I use?

Re: differences in equation

Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 12:52 pm
by Tam To 1B
I think in the textbook the h has a line through it. This is a different h value that equals h/(2pi). That's why the h/2 is still equal to h/(4pi). The equation is the same; the notation of the h just makes it appear different.

Re: differences in equation

Posted: Tue Oct 23, 2018 1:44 pm
by Madeline Lequang 1G
wow I didn't even notice that! it makes such a difference thank you