what is wave function?

Asked by A M | 16th Aug, 2010, 05:50: PM

Expert Answer:

In quantum mechanics, wave function is the variable quantity that mathematically describes the wave characteristics of a particle. The value of the wave function of a particle at a given point of space and time is related to the likelihood of the particle’s being there at the time.

Answered by  | 17th Aug, 2010, 10:10: AM

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