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Let Phi be a wave function,

Phi(x)= Integral of {exp(ikx) dk} going k from k1 to k2

I'm having trouble normalizing the wave function. I calculated the integral, then multiply by its conjugate and now I'm supposed to integrate again /Phi(x)/^2 in all the space in order to find the normalization constant. I get a non trivial integral so I think it must be easier if I understand the physical meaning of the exercise. I know that exp(ikx) are the eigenfunctions of the mometum operator.

Is it the mathematics I'm doing wrong or is there another way. Thanks for your help.

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# Homework Help: Normalization of a wave function

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