• Equations of motion for a relativistic wave packet

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      Klein–Gordon equation; classical limit; Ehrenfest theorems.

    • Abstract


      The time derivative of the position of a relativistic wave packet is evaluated. It is found that it is equal to the mean value of the momentum of the wave packet divided by the mass of the particle. The equation derived represents a relativistic version of the second Ehrenfest theorem.

    • Author Affiliations


      L Kocis1 2

      1. Julius Kruttschnitt Mineral Research Centre, The University of Queensland, Isles Road, Indooroopilly, Queensland 4068, Australia
      2. Peranga Court Unit 4, 43 Fifth Avenue, Sandgate, Queensland 4017, Australia
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  • Pramana – Journal of Physics | News

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