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What are the units of a wave function

  1. Jan 10, 2006 #1
    My intuition is that it would be unitless. But if it's magnitude squared is a probability density, then its units would have to be 1 over some power of length. Specifically 1/L^(n/2) where n is the dimension. Where's the error in my thought? Thanks
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  3. Jan 10, 2006 #2

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    No error. You're right.
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  5. Jan 10, 2006 #4
    Thanks guys. That's a nice article also.
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