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WKB approximation and the radial equation

References: Griffiths, David J. (2005), Introduction to Quantum Mechanics, 2nd Edition; Pearson Education – Problem 8.13.

So far, we’ve applied the WKB approximation to one-dimensional potential problems. 324 more words


Why Tesla Died Poor

Nikola Tesla is the celebrated genius of the twenty first century. Everybody loves his story and it serves as a reminder of the way corporations can ruin the lives of even the most talented people. 1,098 more words

Voyager has hit interstellar space.... maybe?

Poor Voyager, he just can’t catch a break. We’ve said it’s hit interstellar space more times than we want to admit and in 2012, the Voyager mission team announced that the Voyager 1 spacecraft had passed into interstellar space , traveling further from Earth than any other man-made object.


Phys-info trouble

Comme promis dans le billet précédent, je parlerai des troubles dont sont affligés le baccalauréat de physique-informatique à l’Université de Montréal, que je désignerai par la suite par phys-info.  1,068 more words

Dr Lee

Dr Lee is a Flying Game where Dr Lee is sitting on a rocket and you must launch him into the sky. From there the aim is to make the rocket travel as far as possible. 68 more words

Three Tales of Thermodynamics

land and sea
warm and cool
in their time
in their place
without me
or with me
no matter
my powers
have paltry
affect upon… 64 more words