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angular nodes

Posted: Thu Oct 18, 2018 11:28 pm
by LeannaPhan14BDis1D
Why is it that when you have an angular node the wave function changes sign?

Re: angular nodes

Posted: Fri Oct 19, 2018 12:05 am
by Angel Chen 2k
In wave functions, at points of zero amplitude called nodes, which are surfaces with zero electron density, the wave function changes signs at the nodes.