Schrödinger wave function

Schrödinger wave function

[′shrād·iŋ·ər ′wāv ‚fəŋk·shən]
(quantum mechanics)
A function of the coordinates of the particles of a system and of time which is a solution of the Schrödinger equation and which determines the average result of every conceivable experiment on the system. Also known as probability amplitude; psi function; wave function.