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Topic: [Q] Crank Nicolson
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peter

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[Q] Crank Nicolson
Posted: Dec 9, 1996 12:30 AM
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Hello all

Simple question: Is the Crank Nicolson algorithm unitary?

That is, if I use C.N. to solve Schroedinger's equation and my initial
condition wavefunction is normalized to 1, will it stay normalized to 1
by the n'th iteration?

Thanks!
Peter





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