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# Derivation of the schrodinger equation

Any mistakes in my derivation?

Thanks.

Note by Hummus A
1 year, 10 months ago

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It seems you wrote $$P$$ when you meant $$K$$ ($$K = -\frac{\hbar^2}{2m} \nabla^2?$$)?

Other than that it's fine, though I don't think this is a "derivation". Unless you can argue from first principles that the representation for momentum should be given by $$-i\hbar\nabla$$, it is just a declaration and some substituting.

Staff - 1 year, 10 months ago

yes, i messed up on that

thanks for pointing that out !

- 1 year, 10 months ago