Schrödinger (disambiguation)

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Erwin Schrödinger (1887–1961) was an Austrian physicist, theoretical biologist and one of the fathers of quantum mechanics.

Schrödinger may also refer to:


  • Schrödinger's cat, a thought experiment devised by Schrödinger that illustrates what he saw as the problem of the Copenhagen interpretation of quantum mechanics applied to everyday objects
  • Schrödinger equation, an equation formulated by Schrödinger that describes how the quantum state of a physical system changes in time
  • Schrödinger field, a quantum field which obeys the Schrödinger equation
  • Schrödinger group, the symmetry group of the free particle Schrödinger equation
  • Schrödinger method, a method used to solve some problems of distribution and occupancy
  • Schrödinger picture, a formulation of quantum mechanics in which the state vectors evolve in time, but the operators (observables and others) are constant