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    Particle Moving in One Dimension

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    A free particle moving in one dimension is known to be at the point x_1 at time t_1. Assume that the wavefunction at this time is psi(x,t_1) = ?(x - x_1). Find the wavefunction psi(x,t_2) at some later time t_2.

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    The time development of the wave function is given by

    psi(x,t) = (e^((i H t)/(hbar))) (psi(x,0))

    where ...

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    This solution helps find a wave function.