A particle is in the ground state of a box with sides x = +/- a. Very suddenly the sides of the box are moved to x = +/- b(b >
What is the probability that the particle will be found in the ground state for the new potential? What is the probability that it will be found in the first excited state? In the latter case, the simple answer has a simple explanation. What is it?© BrainMass Inc. brainmass.com October 24, 2018, 11:46 pm ad1c9bdddf
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Particles of ground state box are analyzed. The probability that the particle will be found in the first excited state is determined.
Particle in a 3D box calculation
5. Consider a cubic infinite potential well of length L. (Assume that the particle is confined to stay withing 0 and L in all the directions.) (a) What is the ground state energy and the ground state wavefunction? (b) What is the next energy level? Are there more than one wavefunction with the same energy? If there are then write down the quantum numbers for all the degenerate states.
6. Write down the energies of the next 5 levels and the quantum numbers for all degenerate energy eigenstates.