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Unformatted text preview: Figure 11.2: The probability to find a certain value of for the first two Harmonic oscillator wave functions. These probabilities are sketched in Fig. 11.2 . The peaks are of some interest, since they show where the electrons are most likely to be found. Let's investigate this mathematically: (11.24) if we differentiate with respect to , we get (11.25) This is zero at . For the first excited state this gets a little more complicated, and we will have to work harder to find the answer....
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This note was uploaded on 11/09/2011 for the course PHY PHY2053 taught by Professor Davidjudd during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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