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Is there any analytic form of the normalization constant for Laughlin wavefunction

$$\prod_{i < j} (z_i-z_j)^{1/\nu} e^{-\sum_i |z_i|^2/4}$$

where $\nu$ is the filling factor?

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The normalization constant is given on the Wikipedia page. –  Qmechanic Mar 11 '12 at 8:31
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As QMechanic told you, the normalization constant is in Wikipedia webpage. I may add that the calculation is pretty simple because Laughlin's wavefunction is a tensor product (properly antisymmetrized) of one-body states which have all the same angular momentum $m$. –  DaniH Mar 11 '12 at 9:29
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