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Ch11 HW1 (Homework)
Arthur Barfield
PHYS 2211, section M, Fall 2008
Instructor: Jennifer Curtis
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Monday, December 1, 2008 09:00 AM EST
Description
The Einstein model of a solid; Ways of arranging energy
Instructions
Reading: Sections 11.111.3.1
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1. [MI2 11.X.01]
2/2 points
For practice in counting microstates, determine how many ways there are to arrange
2
quanta
among
3
onedimensional oscillators.
(3 oscillators correspond to one atom.)
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6
2. [MI2 11.X.02]
2/2 points
Use the formula below to calculate the number of ways to arrange
5
quanta among
3
onedimensional oscillators.
21
21
(q + N  1)!
q!(N  1)!
3. [MI2 11.X.03.01]
2/2 points
A carbon nanoparticle (very small particle) contains
9000
carbon atoms. According to the
Einstein model of a solid, how many oscillators are in this block?
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27000
oscillators
Solution or Explanation
Each atom is represented in the model by 3 independent oscillators, representing motion in
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