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I have to show that the p orbital wavefunctions are orthonormal to eath other in l=1 subspace.

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

looking at my notes, I thought the expressions for p orb wavefunctions were:

Psi_px=sqrt(3/4pi) cos(phi) sin(theta)

Psi_py=sqrt(3/4pi) cos(theta) sin(theta)

Psi_pz=sqrt(3/4pi) cos(theta)

I can show that they are all orthogonal to each other (for instance, integral of psi_px times psi_py gives 0) over the range of 0<theta<pi, 0<phi<2pi.

However, I cannot show that they are all normal (square of each psi is equal to 1).... do I have the wrong psi expressions or am I integrating wrong??

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# Homework Help: P orbital orthonormality

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