Hello,I'm physics student.I'm from Vietnam and my English is not very good.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I was wondering if anyone could help me out with a question : what are scattered states and bound states ?

I'm interested in "Temperature-dependent Coulomb interation in hydrogenic systems".

In this topic,the effective pair potential is defined as afunction of the two-particle radial distribution function (rdf).

When particles have charges of opposite sign,their rdf can be considered as a sum of two terms : the contributions from scattered states and bound states .

I 've looked up those in many books,but I haven't found the answer.Please help me.Thanks.

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# Scattered states and bound states ?

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