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Iteration methods for approximating the lowest order energy eigenstate of a given symmetry for one- and two-dimensional systems /

by Junkermeier, Chad E.

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Using the idea that a quantum mechanical system drops to its ground state as its temperature goes to absolute zero several operators are devised to enable the approximation of the lowest order energy eigenstate of a given symmetry; as well as an approximation to the energy eigenvalue of the same order.
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School:Brigham Young University

School Location:USA - Utah

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:eigenfunctions eigenvalues approximation theory quantum eigenfunction eigenvalue hamiltonian iteration operator mechanics eigenstate energy

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