antisymmetric wave function

antisymmetric wave function

[¦an·tē·si¦me·trik ′wāv ‚fəŋk·shən]
(physics)
A many-particle wave function which changes its sign when the coordinates of two of the particles are interchanged.
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This is followed, in Section 5, by the Hartree-Fock formulation which approximates the atomic antisymmetric wave function by a single determinant of the orbitals.
It follows that there is no need to introduce the QCD's color degree of freedom in order to build an antisymmetric wave function for this baryon.

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