Guessing Solutions to the H-atom Schrodinger Equation

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David, Carl W
Eigenfunctions Hydrogen Atom Schrodinger Elliptical Spherical Polar
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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.