I need to normalize the following wave function:(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

psi= Cexp(-abs(x))exp(-iwt)cos(pix)

I know that when squaring it, the time dependent part drops out, which is good, but what I seem to be left with is

Psi^2=C^2exp(-2abs(x))cos^2(pix)

Which seems like a fairly complicated integral to compute. I'm thinking that there is something that I'm missing about this particular wave function that will make it easier to integrate?

Any help?

Cheers,

wakko =)

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# Homework Help: Normalization of a wave function with cosine

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