PHY314_HW1

# PHY314_HW1 - PHY 314 Fall 2016 Assignment#1 Assignment for...

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PHY 314 Fall 2016 Assignment #1 Assignment for: 18 August – 1 September Reading: Zettili, Chapter 1, Sections 1.1 – 1.2 (pp. 1-18) Griffiths, Chapter 1, Section 1.3 (pp. 5-11) Problems: Due Thursday, September 1 1. Using MKS values (m, kg, s, C) for constants h (or ħ ), c , m e , e , and ε 0 , calculate the following. Don’t keep more than 4 significant figures and keep track of all the units. (a) ħ c in eV · Å, in eV · nm, and in MeV · fm (b) m e c 2 in MeV (c) λ C h / m e c in pm (d) α e 2 /(4 πε 0 ħ c ). Give your final answer in the form 1/ α . What are its units? 2. Zettili, Exercise 1.1. Add the following additional part:
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