JMP  Vol.1 No.4 , October 2010
Quantum Theory of a Radiating Harmonically Bound Charge
ABSTRACT
A phenomenological Hamiltonian giving the equation of motion of a non relativistic charges that accelerates and radiates is quantized. The theory is applied to the harmonic oscillator. To derive the decay time the physical parameters entering the calculations are obtained from the theory of the hydrogen atom; the agree- ment of the predicted value with the experiments is striking although the mathematics is very simple.
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nullE. Fiordilino, "Quantum Theory of a Radiating Harmonically Bound Charge," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 1 No. 4, 2010, pp. 290-294. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2010.14040.
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