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Wave funtions for a massive particle moving in 1D harmonic oscillating potential

  1. Feb 7, 2012 #1
    If a particle of mass moves in a One-Dimensional harmonic oscillating potential, and the particle is in the first excited state, what will it's wave function look like? And the significance of it being in the first excited state versus the ground state?

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