# Heisenberg uncertainty principle

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## Heisenberg uncertainty principle

[′hīz·ən·bərg ən′sərt·ən·tē ‚prin·sə·pəl]
(quantum mechanics)
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The Heisenberg uncertainty principle associated with one-dimensional FT [11] plays an important role in modern applied mathematical community, and the other kinds of the uncertainty principles, such as the uncertainty principle associated with the classical WVD [11], are well investigated and studied.
Then, we derive the Heisenberg uncertainty principle of the n-dimensional LCT and obtain the uncertainty principle of the n-dimensional WDL.
However, the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle can be derived from considerations which clearly demonstate that these interpretations of the principle are not required by its mathematical formulation.
2 Consistent derivation of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle
This naturally lead to the Heisenberg uncertainty principle and the discrete energy and some other ideas associated with quantum mechanics.
The Heisenberg uncertainty principle, however, asserts that the position and momentum of a quantum particle can't be determined simultaneously to a high precision.
The method's success rests on the Heisenberg uncertainty principle of quantum physics.
Quantum mechanics tamed such infinities in the case of atomic systems by making everything fuzzy, as quantified in the Heisenberg uncertainty principle.
According to the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, it's impossible to specify with absolute precision the energy of any system.
In a quantum system, the Heisenberg uncertainty principle determines how precisely two variables -- such as position and momentum -- can be defined simultaneously.
According to the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, the longer an atom can be observed, the more precisely researchers can determine the frequency of an energy-level transition.
Perhaps "it's the shrimp version of the Heisenberg Uncertainty Principle," he says.

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