"Bike Tracks," Quasi-magnetic Forces, and the Schrõdinger Equation

June 2, 2014

Mark Levi

In an invited talk at the 2013 SIAM Conference on Applications of Dynamical Systems, Mark Levi described a recently discovered connection between two distinct objects---the stationary Schrödinger equation and "bicycle tracks." A request from SIAM News for an article based on the talk elicited the following well-illustrated article.


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