The fundamental equations of quantum mechanics

  title={The fundamental equations of quantum mechanics},
  author={P. Dirac},
  journal={Proceedings of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences},
  • P. Dirac
  • Physics
  • Proceedings of The Royal Society A: Mathematical, Physical and Engineering Sciences
It is well known that the experimental facts of atomic physics necessitate a departure from the classical theory of electrodynamics in the description of atomic phenomena. This departure takes the form, in Bohr’s theory, of the special assumptions of the existence of stationary states of an atom, in which it does not radiate, and of certain rules, called quantum conditions, which fix the stationary states and the frequencies of the radiation emitted during transitions between them. These… Expand
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