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How can quantum tunneling happen conceptually?

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7 answers
325 views

Which block reaches the floor first?

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1 answer
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How to prove that vielbeins exist?

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4 answers
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How is proper time extremized?

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Why, conceptually, are identical bosons "pulled together" and identical fermions "pushed away"?

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1 answer
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Conceptually, why is the entropy of black hole related to Planck length?

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3 answers
489 views

Why is proper time $d\tau$ equated to spacetime length $ds$?

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Understanding how Stern-Gerlach tests Bohr-Sommerfield Hypothesis

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Clarification of Sakurai's argument for the WKB approximation

2 votes
3 answers
161 views

What is the motivation for supposing a pendulum exhibits circular motion?

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1 answer
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What new insights are gained in quantum information by doing tasks (e.g. creating BECs) in space?

1 vote
1 answer
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How do I conceptualize the difference between the Weyl tensor and Riemann Curvature tensor?

1 vote
1 answer
335 views

How is there so much ionized hydrogen in the sun?

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4 answers
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Clarification on operators and completeness relation

1 vote
1 answer
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Interpreting Gross-Pitaevskii Equation in terms of fluid dynamics equations

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2 answers
491 views

Understanding depiction of gluons in the nuclear force Feynman diagram

1 vote
2 answers
223 views

If the source of magnetism is spin, why is magnetism only associated with charged spin particles?

1 vote
1 answer
353 views

Why isn't the delta-function-potential solution the same as the infinite square well solution?

1 vote
1 answer
179 views

Expanding a metric tensor in a Taylor series around another metric tensor

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3 answers
195 views

Why does the Schrödinger equation tell us about motion?

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2 answers
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What do imaginary voltage/potential map onto in the physical world?

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1 answer
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What is going wrong in my calculation of metric tensor for cylindrical coordinates?

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120 views

How to understand the mass in the definition of momentum in quantum mechanics?

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1 answer
370 views

Determining the time dependent wave function for the first two stationary states in infinite square well [closed]

0 votes
1 answer
321 views

Why is solution to free particle schrodinger equation an integral instead of a sum?

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2 answers
794 views

Classical analog of the statement "$E$ must exceed the minimum value of $V(x)$

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1 answer
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What are the parameters on the term 'measurement' in quantum mechanics?

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1 answer
270 views

Commutator property proof

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Photon Perpetual Motion Machine Clarification

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3 answers
818 views

How are coordinates chosen in general relativity?