azimuthal quantum number

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azimuthal quantum number

[‚az·ə′məth·əl ¦kwän·təm ‚nəm·bər]
(atomic physics)
The orbital angular momentum quantum number l, such that the eigenvalue of L 2 is l (l + 1).
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Figure 5 indicates that, for given l and r, the effective potential decreases with increasing b; and for given b and r, it increases with increasing angular quantum number l.
Caption: Figure 5: Wave function plot for the interaction potential with orbital angular quantum number l = 2.
Caption: Figure 6: Wave function plot for the interaction potential with orbital angular quantum number l = 3.
Caption: Figure 7: Wave function plot for the interaction potential with orbital angular quantum number l = 4.
Caption: Figure 8: Wave function plot for the interaction potential with orbital angular quantum number l = 5.
Caption: Figure 9: Probability density plots for the interaction potential with orbital angular quantum number l = 0,1,2,3,4, and 5.