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Zernike Wave Function

  1. Sep 16, 2010 #1
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  3. Sep 17, 2010 #2

    DrDu

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    There are two obstacles:
    1. The Zernike polynomials only apply to wavefunctions restricted to a two dimensional disk which is a rather special problem.
    2. The Zernike polynomial seem not to be solutions of a Schroedinger equation.

    This does not exclude that they may be usefull in some special numerical qm problems.
     
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