Eigenvalue (quantum mechanics)
March-Russell, John Theory Division, European Center for Nuclear Research, Geneva, Switzerland.
Last reviewed:January 2020
- Wave functions and operators
- Measurement of observables
- Eigenvalue spectra
- Interpretation of superposition
- Commutation of operators
- Related Primary Literature
- Additional Reading
One of the values of the parameter in an eigenvalue equation for which the equation has a solution. A linear eigenvalue equation is a parameter-dependent equation of the form (1)
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