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/The probability density does not goto zero at the nodes if

  1. Feb 8, 2012 #1


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    The probability density does not go
    to zero at the nodes if relativistic
    effects are taken into account.
    src=wikipedia, particle in a box.
    so does it mean energy levels/atomic orbitals are not necessarily discrete and that atom has to be remodeled.
    ***pardon my ignorance if I am wrong. I am really amateur.
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  3. Feb 8, 2012 #2
    Re: implication.

    Naa, it just means that when you take relativistic effects into account it effects the probability distributions.
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