Re: 3D plotting problem

*To*: mathgroup at smc.vnet.net*Subject*: [mg51806] Re: 3D plotting problem*From*: Paul Abbott <paul at physics.uwa.edu.au>*Date*: Wed, 3 Nov 2004 01:23:18 -0500 (EST)*Organization*: The University of Western Australia*References*: <cm20mr$g60$1@smc.vnet.net>*Sender*: owner-wri-mathgroup at wolfram.com

In article <cm20mr$g60$1 at smc.vnet.net>, Henning Heiberg-Andersen <Henning.Heiberg-Andersen at fi.uib.no> wrote: > I find myself unable to make a 3D plot of the atomic > 2p orbital > > f_z(2p,x,y,z;a)=z*Exp[-a*Sqrt[x^2+y^2+z^2]]. > > As far as I can understand, 'ContourPlot3D' is the > only option, but it gives either an empty plot box or > a flat sheet. > > Can anyone suggest a way out? You may find the article "Visualizing Atomic Orbitals" by Jingbo Wang, Paul Abbott, and Jim Williams, available in Notebook form (with and without graphics) at http://physics.uwa.edu.au/pub/Orbitals relevant. Cheers, Paul -- Paul Abbott Phone: +61 8 6488 2734 School of Physics, M013 Fax: +61 8 6488 1014 The University of Western Australia (CRICOS Provider No 00126G) 35 Stirling Highway Crawley WA 6009 mailto:paul at physics.uwa.edu.au AUSTRALIA http://physics.uwa.edu.au/~paul