Hi everyone,(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

This might belong in the quantum mechanics section, so I apologize if I placed this thread in the wrong place.

My question is: how do I calculate the gradient of a multiparticle wavefunction? For example, suppose that a wavefunction [tex]\psi[/tex] describing the probability amplitude for two particles with coordinates [tex](r_1,\phi_1)[/tex] and [tex](r_2,\phi_2)[/tex]:

[tex]

\psi = r_1r_2e^{i(\phi_1+\phi_2)}

[/tex]

and I want to find the gradient of [tex]\psi[/tex]. Is this even possible? What about the curl?

Thanks!

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**

Dismiss Notice

Join Physics Forums Today!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

# Gradient of multiparticle wavefunction

Loading...

Similar Threads for Gradient multiparticle wavefunction |
---|

I Method for solving gradient of a vector |

**Physics Forums | Science Articles, Homework Help, Discussion**