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Schrodinger equation in Cylindrical Coordinates

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The solution shows how to convert the operators to cylindrical coordinates and then how to utilize the common basis of eigenvectors in order to simplify Schrodinger equation in cylindrical coordinates.

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(a) Solve the radial Schrodinger equation and use the appropriate boundary conditions to find the ground state radial wave function R(r) and the ground state energy.

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Have will have something like this on the test soon and need to know how to do it. Outline of the solution please.

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