1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Normaliztion of the wavefunction mathematics problem

  1. Feb 17, 2013 #1
    All the relevant information about the problem is in the attachment.
    I just have a problem with the first step, my question it:
    How is b true? I would have thought that the second part of the exponential function would be taken outside of the integral as well as A since you're taking the integral with respect to x and why is it TWO TIMES abs(A)^2 and why does the absolute value disappear from the exponent of the integrand?

    PS: This is my first time on the forum so I appologize in advance if I haven't been clear enough etc. Also I'm trying to teach myself so I dont have a professor to turn to etc.
     

    Attached Files:

  2. jcsd
  3. Feb 17, 2013 #2
    nvm its fine :D
     
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook