Schrödinger wave function
Schrödinger wave function[′shrād·iŋ·ər ′wāv ‚fəŋk·shən]
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.
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