HW #6 - degenerate Explain why this example does not...

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Physics 591 - Homework Set # 6 Due: Monday, October 4, 5 pm 1. In class we proved a theorem stating that one-dimensional bound state problems are not degenerate. However, in another class we discussed the case of the particle that slides without friction along a ring of circumference a. In that example we found that all energy levels were doubly
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Unformatted text preview: degenerate. Explain why this example does not satisfy the theorem. 2. Consider a particle in the potential Write down a transcendental equation that would give you the energy of the bound states but do not attempt to solve it. How many bound states are there?...
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