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Can anyone please help me understand what spherical harmonics are and their applicability?

Can anyone please help me understand what spherical harmonics are and their applicability?

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Hi,

Can anyone please help me understand what spherical harmonics are and their applicability?

Can anyone please help me understand what spherical harmonics are and their applicability?

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Spherical harmonics are one of may different sets of orthogonal functions, and they are useful when the boundary conditions are defined on spherical surfaces (hence the name).

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