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Unformatted text preview: 5.2. THE HYDROGEN MOLECULE
220.127.116.11 61 Solution hmold-a Question: Obviously, the visual diﬀerence between the various states is minor. It may even
seem counter-intuitive that there is any diﬀerence at all: the states ψl ψr and ψr ψl are exactly
the same physically, with one electron around each proton. So why would their combinations
be any diﬀerent?
The quantum diﬀerence would be much more clear if you could see the full six-dimensional wave function, but visualizing six-dimensional space ju...
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This note was uploaded on 01/06/2012 for the course PHY 3604 taught by Professor Dr.danielarenas during the Fall '11 term at UNF.
- Fall '11