The time-dependent Schrödinger equation forms the chapter's starting point. For a time-independent Hamiltonian, a quantum state may be time evolved with the standard, unitary time evolution operator. After obtaining this operator, an algorithm is provided by which a state may be time evolved, and measurement probabilities determined. A spin 1/2 example illustrates time evolution concretely. All this makes close contact with the discussion of unitary operators in Chapter 10. The time dependence of expectation values forms the next topic, followed by the concept of a constant of the motion, which is carefully contrasted with that of a stationary state. The energy-time uncertainty relations, which rest on a quite different conceptual footing than the ‘standard’ uncertainty relations, occupy the rest of the chapter. An example from spin 1/2 illustrates the energy-time uncertainty relations.
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