The following Wolfram web page shows the probability density functions for two identical bosons in a square potential well. It also shows the probability density for two identical fermions.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/WaveFunctionsOfIdenticalParticles/

So it appears that each is just a 90 degree rotation of the other. That doesn't seem correct. If Bosons can share the same state, shouldn't their lowest state just be a single blob in the middle (per the ground state for a single particle)? I know that quantum mechanics is very non-intuitive, so I'm probably missing something. Please help to explain this. Thank you.

--Bob

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# Identical bosons vs. fermions in square potential well

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