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written by Tom Kirkman
This website contains a detailed development and comparison of a classical and a quantum mechanical description of motion in a simple harmonic potential "spring force", complete with figures. This example is a part of a larger collection of examples in which the classical and quantum mechanical descriptions are compared. (Note that there are multiple pages, and that the user must use the navigation buttons at the bottom of the page)
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Quantum Physics
- Bound State Systems
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Simple Harmonic Motion - Example:

Covers the Same Topic As Central Force Motion Example: Hydrogen Atom

The quantum and classical mechanical description of motion in a central potential is developed in a similar way.

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