Conceptual Physics (12th Edition)

Published by Addison-Wesley
ISBN 10: 0321909100
ISBN 13: 978-0-32190-910-7

Chapter 32 - Reading Check Questions (Comprehension): 17

Answer

The probability density function, $|\Psi|^{2}$, is the square of the wave function $\Psi$.

Work Step by Step

This is discussed on page 610. In a later course, we will learn that the wave function must be multiplied by its "complex conjugate" to arrive at the probability density function.
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