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A Better Way To Picture Atoms

A Better Way To Picture Atoms

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This video is about using Bohmian trajectories to visualize the wavefunctions of hydrogen orbitals, rendered in 3D using custom python code in Blender.

REFERENCES
A Suggested Interpretation of the Quantum Theory in Terms of “Hidden” Variables. I
David Bohm, Physical Review, Vol 85 No. 2, January 15, 1952

Speakable and Unspeakable in Quantum Mechanics
J. S. Bell

Trajectory construction of Dirac evolution
Peter Holland

The de Broglie-Bohm Causal Interpretation of Quantum Mechanics and its Application to some Simple Systems by Caroline Colijn

Bohmian Trajectories as the Foundation of Quantum Mechanics
http://arxiv.org/abs/0912.2666v1

The Pilot-Wave Perspective on Quantum Scattering and Tunneling
http://arxiv.org/abs/1210.7265v2

A Quantum Potential Description of One-Dimensional Time-Dependent Scattering From Square Barriers and Square Wells
Dewdney, Foundations of Physics, VoL 12, No. 1, 1982

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