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  • (math) A function φ such that, for a particular (differential) linear operator D, Dφ = λφ where λ is an eigenvalue of the operator.
  • (quantum) An eigenfunctions of the Hamiltonian operator, representing a quantum state whose energy level is given by the corresponding eigenvalue.
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