L6 - Particle in a box : zero potential energy WITH...

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Wave Mechanics Erwin Schroedinger: an electron exhibiting wave-like properties can be described by a mathematical equation called wave equation. The electron is then described by a wave-function ( ψ ) corresponding to a standing wave, within the boundary conditions of the system under investigation. Ψ  e
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Particle in a box
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Justifcation (not prooF!) oF Schroedinger equation Wave equation Solution: Particle -wave duality: Particle V = 0
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Free particle: zero potential energy (V=0) and no boundaries
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Unformatted text preview: Particle in a box : zero potential energy WITH boundaries Solution: However this time there are boundaries boundary conditions not all values of A and B are permitted and also the values of k will be limited Particle in a box : zero potential energy WITH boundaries Particle in a box : zero potential energy WITH boundaries Energy is quantized. All states (all solutions of the Schroedinger equation) are labeled by a quantum number, an integer n...
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This note was uploaded on 02/06/2011 for the course CHE 110A taught by Professor Mccurdy during the Fall '09 term at UC Davis.

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