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Re: [Phys-L] electron location & wave function

ct: Re: [Phys-L] electron location & wave function

I don't think this question has been answered. Of course the wave function
transitions to a new wave function, but the details of "how" this happens is
probably not answerable in standard QM.

I agree with this point and I think it needs much more emphasis, given the nature of the initial question.

If a quantum system is in an energy eigenstate, and later found to be in a different energy eigenstate, then whatever happened in between cannot be described within quantum mechanics. This is essentially an instance of the Measurement Problem.