We present a class of confining potentials which allow one to reduce the one-dimensional Schrödinger equation to a named equation of mathematical physics, namely either Bessel’s or Whittaker’s differential equation. In all cases, we provide closed form expressions for both the symmetric and antisymmetric wavefunction solutions, each along with an associated transcendental equation for allowed eigenvalues. The class of potentials considered contains an example of both cusp-like single wells and a double-well.
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