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Correction to what I say at 7 mins 20 seconds: These are the figures for m plus/minus 2, not (as I say) for m plus/minus 1. What’s in the figure legend is correct.
The reference I mention at 6 mins 23 seconds is here:
In this video I explain how one calculates energy levels of electrons in orbits around atomic nuclei and why it doesn’t really make sense to call them orbits. The images shown are actual solutions of the Schrödinger equation with a Coulomb potential.
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0:00 Intro and Motivation
1:02 How the Calculation Works
3:05 Properties of the Solutions
7:39 Current Research
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