# Schrodinger equation

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## Schrödinger equation

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(General Physics) an equation used in wave mechanics to describe a physical system. For a particle of mass

*m*and potential energy*V*it is written (i*h*/2π).(∂ψ/∂*t*) = (–*h*^{2}/8π^{2}*m*)∇^{2}ψ + Vψ, where i = √–1,*h*is the Planck constant,*t*the time, ∇^{2}the Laplace operator, and ψ the wave functionThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonyms

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Noun | 1. | Schrodinger equation - the fundamental equation of wave mechanicsdifferential equation - an equation containing differentials of a function |

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