Scattering theory from microscopic first principles

  title={Scattering theory from microscopic first principles},
  author={D. D{\"u}rr and Sheldon Goldstein and Stefan Teufel and Nino Zangh{\'i}},
  • D. Dürr, Sheldon Goldstein, +1 author Nino Zanghí
  • Published 2000
  • Mathematics, Physics
  • We sketch a derivation of abstract scattering theory from the microscopic first principles defined by Bohmian mechanics. We emphasize the importance of the flux-across-surfaces theorem for the derivation, and of randomness in the impact parameter of the initial wave function — even for an, inevitably inadequate, orthodox derivation. 


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