A generalization of the spherical harmonic gradient formula

Benjamin F Bayman

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Abstract

The familiar gradient formula is generalized by replacing the gradient operator by an arbitrary solid harmonic of the gradient operator. The result is applied to various multipole expansions of angular momentum eigenstates.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2558-2562
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Mathematical Physics
Volume19
Issue number12
StatePublished - Dec 1 1977

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