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Hi , reading some notes on quantum hall effect, a comparison between Moore-Read wavefunction and Laughlin wavefunction is ' the moore-read state has fewer zeros suggesting the particles are more densely packed'

Just confused with understanding why fewer zeros means the particles are more densely packed- all I can think to do this, amplitude of the wave=function gives the probability (once integrating over spatial coordinates) the probability of finding particles within a region,so if there's less zeros, this will be larger? or is this reasoning totally off?

many thanks

(David Tong notes http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/tong/qhe/four.pdf, page 117)

Just confused with understanding why fewer zeros means the particles are more densely packed- all I can think to do this, amplitude of the wave=function gives the probability (once integrating over spatial coordinates) the probability of finding particles within a region,so if there's less zeros, this will be larger? or is this reasoning totally off?

many thanks

(David Tong notes http://www.damtp.cam.ac.uk/user/tong/qhe/four.pdf, page 117)

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