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    Translational Partition Function

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    The quantum mechanical energy of a particle confined to a rectangular parallelepiped of lengths a, b, and c is...

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    The constant energy surface is an ellipsoid:

    n2x,max = a2 (8mε / h2)

    n2y,max = b2 (8mε / h2)

    n2z,max = ...

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    The expert examines translation partition functions.