the wave equation of nonrelativistic quantum mechanics.
Also called Schrödinger wave equation.
Compare wave equation (def 2).
an equation used in wave mechanics to describe a physical system. For a particle of mass m and potential energy V it is written (ih/2π).(∂ψ/∂t) = (–h²/8π²m)∇²ψ + Vψ, where i = √–1, h is the Planck constant, t the time, ∇² the Laplace operator, and ψ the wave function
jargon, programming /shroh’din-buhg/ (MIT, from the Schroedinger’s Cat thought-experiment in quantum physics) A design or implementation bug in a program that doesn’t manifest until someone reading source or using the program in an unusual way notices that it never should have worked, at which point the program promptly stops working for everybody until fixed. Though […]
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