A Hydrogen atom and a Helium atom each with 4 eV of KE approach a thin barrier 6 MeV high which has the greater probability of tunneling through the barrier? Explain.© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 15, 2018, 4:28 am ad1c9bdddf - https://brainmass.com/physics/atomic-and-molecular-physics/atomic-and-molecular-physics-tunneling-46176
This is based on the size of the atoms. If both have the same kinetic ...
Detailed solution of an atom tunneling through a barrier.