On the theory of the Stern-Gerlach apparatus Academic Article uri icon


  • We present, in various limits, analytical expressions for the center-of-mass wave function of a spin-1/2 atom as it is deflected by a Stern-Gerlach apparatus. 1987 Plenum Publishing Corporation.

published proceedings

  • Foundations of Physics

altmetric score

  • 5.5

author list (cited authors)

  • Scully, M. O., Lamb, W. E., & Barut, A.

citation count

  • 43

complete list of authors

  • Scully, Marlan O||Lamb, Willis E||Barut, Asim

publication date

  • June 1987