(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

The charge distribution of an atomic nucleus is modelled by the Gaussian distribution:

p(r) = A exp(-r^{2}/a^{2})

Obtain the Fourier transform of p(r), and use the result to obtin an expression for the potential as a Fourier integral.

2. Relevant equations

Fourier transform and electrostatics

3. The attempt at a solution

I found the fourier transform to be A*pi^{3/2}*a^{3}exp(-1/4*a^{2}k^{2})

How would you obtain the electrostatic potential (I suppose V) as a Fourier integral?

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# Homework Help: Express electrostatic potential as a Fourier integral

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