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Shape-invariant hypergeometric type operators with application to quantum mechanics

  • Nicolae Cotfas EMAIL logo
From the journal Open Physics


A hypergeometric type equation satisfying certain conditions defines either a finite or an infinite system of orthogonal polynomials. The associated special functions are eigenfunctions of some shape-invariant operators. These operators can be analysed together and the mathematical formalism we use can be extended in order to define other shape-invariant operators. All the shape-invariant operators considered are directly related to Schrödinger-type equations.

Keywords: 02.30.Gp; 03.65.-w

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