Title

The Mapping Of The Coulomb Problem Into The Oscillator

Title - Alternative

Am. J. Phys.

Keywords

HYDROGEN-ATOM; QUANTUM-MECHANICS; DIMENSIONS; Education, Scientific Disciplines; Physics, Multidisciplinary

Abstract

The mapping of the Schrodinger equation for the "hydrogen atom" in one, two, and three dimensions into that for the oscillator is reviewed, with the purpose of relating two of the most basic,'illustrative, and useful problems discussed in introductory quantum mechanics courses.

Publication Title

American Journal of Physics

Volume

60

Issue/Number

9

Publication Date

1-1-1992

Document Type

Article

Language

English

First Page

833

Last Page

836

WOS Identifier

WOS:A1992JK78600013

ISSN

0002-9505

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