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When discussing identical particles, it is said that a wave function must be either symmetric or antisymmetric wrt exchange of particles. Could we not have, in general,
[tex] \psi(r_1,r_2)=e^{i\phi}\psi(r_2,r_1)[/tex]
since the overall factor is physically meaningless?
[tex] \psi(r_1,r_2)=e^{i\phi}\psi(r_2,r_1)[/tex]
since the overall factor is physically meaningless?