I'm studying for my Quantum Mechanics course and I've understood most of it so far, until we reached the quantum harmonic oscillator. Finding the solution was no easy feat and I have to say I only had a slender grasp of the derivation, but now I'm being given questions about certain energy states that need overlap integrals. I have nothing in my nots about them. I know they're the complex conjugate of one function multiplied by another function and is equivalent to the dot product of two vectors, but where does it come from and how is it applied to the Q harmonic oscillator?(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

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# Can someone please explain overlap integrals to me?

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