ψ = Ae(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); ^{-kx2}; A = normalisation constant

For normalising,

_{-inf}∫^{inf}A^{2}ψ°ψ dx = A^{2}M (say) = 1

so we put A = 1/√M

My question is why we need 'A' ??

The thing is either we find a particle or we do not and if we think of a simple waveform...'A' gives the amplitude part...so can we put it in this way - we are altering the amplitude of the wavefunction to make the probability of finding the particle 1..?? If it is so, how altering the amplitude can do it physically..(cannot form the mental picture clearly)..

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