Was the Stern-Gerlach Phenomenon Classically Described?

Foundations of Physics 40 (11):1779-1782 (2010)

Abstract
A criticism of a recent article published in this journal, claiming to have reached a classical description of the Stern-Gerlach phenomenon, is presented here. The author of the article, among other mistakes, wrongly writes the total energy of each silver atom and, moreover, presents a nonsensical equation, from which his results and the conclusion of his article are derived
Keywords Foundations of quantum mechanics  Spin quantization  Stern-Gerlach experiment
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