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Normalising Wavefunctions

  1. Jul 30, 2014 #1
    I understand the meaning of normalising wavefunctions, but what instance would a wavefunction NOT need to be normalised?
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  3. Jul 30, 2014 #2


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    It is the overall probability that must be normalized. Although it it very convenient to normalize the wave functions, you need not do so, as long as you normalize the final probabilities.
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