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Can a molecule be simultaneously models as a rigid rotor and a harmonic oscillator? Justify your answer with

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How do the energy eigenstates of the rigid rotor compare to (1) the eigenstates of a free particle and (2) the eigenstates of a particle in a

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Hi Dear , A molecule can't be simultaneously modeled as rigid rotator and harmonic oscillator as "rigid rotator" means inter... View the full answer

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( 1 ) Rigid Rotator :-
+(0, 4 ) =
2 J+ 1 ( J - IM ) ) !
e
( J + IM) ) !
J positive Integer
P. (2 ) Legendru Polynomial of degen I and order M
Energy ,
E =
5 2
J ( J + 1 )
87 2 1
( 2 )
Foul particle...

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