Guessing Solutions to the H-atom Schrodinger Equation

Publication Year:
2007
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Repository URL:
https://opencommons.uconn.edu/chem_educ/36
Author(s):
David, Carl W
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Eigenfunctions Hydrogen Atom Schrodinger Elliptical Spherical Polar
article description
In teaching elementary quantum chemistry, the concept of eigenfunctionality is explored using the H-atom's Hamiltonian and various guessed functions. This is done in Cartesian coordinates, in Spherical Polar coordinates, and in Confocal Elliptical coordinates.