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Quantum harmonic oscillators DE wavefunction

  1. May 17, 2015 #1
    My question concerns a really simple differential equation for the zeroth wavefunction of a harmonic oscillator.
    I have pretty much got it but my solution just differs by a constant,so I thought why think when one can ask other people :). Here is the equation:


    Where the x star represent a variable involving mass frequency and plancks constant. There is a psi function missing in the second equation (for any latex tips please e-mail me)
    (Posted to early so there was no equation on the original post;had to edit it)
    Last edited: May 17, 2015
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  3. May 17, 2015 #2
    Sorry Latex is wrong change it in a minute. So here it is.
    Last edited: May 17, 2015
  4. May 18, 2015 #3
    Is should specify: the above is my solution and my question is what I did wrong as my book has a different solution.
    Thanks for any help.
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