Angular Motion in a Spherically Symmetric Field
We have seen how rotation of a linear system of particles is modeled by a single particle of reduced mass μ traveling around the center of mass of the system. The probability per unit volume that the model particle is distance r from the center, with colrtitude θ from the axis of rotation and azimuthal angle ϕ about this axis, is given by the product [Ψ(r, θ, ϕ)]*Ψ(r, θ, ϕ).
KeywordsRadius Vector Angular Motion Schrodinger Equation Associate Legendre Function Magnetic Quantum Number
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