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MitsuruYamada

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03-01-2014
06:39 AM

Schroedinger equation for a photon?

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04-22-2014
08:29 AM

Re: Schroedinger equation for a photon?

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05-01-2014
04:41 AM

Re: Re: Schroedinger equation for a photon?

I have examined if the usual Schroedinger equation can be used to describe the photon.

Attached a file of simple calculation, please open and have a look.

The big question I encountered in the calculation is the assumption of "virtual photon mass".

Can we justify this assumption and understand its meaning?