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The Classical Limit of the Quantum Kepler Problem

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The classical limit of the quantum mechanical Kepler problem is derived by using a simple mathematical procedure recently proposed. The method is based both on Bohr’s correspondence principle and the local averages of the quantum probability distribution. We illustrate in a clear fashion the difference between Planck’s limit and Bohr’s correspondence principle. We discuss the confinement effect in macroscopic systems.

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A. Martín-Ruiz, J. Bernal, A. Frank and A. Carbajal-Dominguez, "The Classical Limit of the Quantum Kepler Problem," Journal of Modern Physics, Vol. 4 No. 6, 2013, pp. 818-822. doi: 10.4236/jmp.2013.46112.


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