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Probability function of an e-

  1. Aug 10, 2017 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    I have a quick question,
    Does radial probability function of finding electron (4πr2R2) show only radial nodes, or does it show angular nodes too.
    (I am like 90% sure that it shows radial nodes only)

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  3. Aug 10, 2017 #2

    kuruman

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    What do you mean by angular nodes? The radial distribution has no angular dependence by definition.
     
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