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Unformatted text preview: H133: 1094 Session 5 i K61] Write your name and answers on this sheet and hand it in at the end.
After the indicated time, move on to the next activity, even if you are not ﬁnished! 1. Q10: The Schrodinger Equation [20 min.] In chapter Q10, we motivate the Schrodinger equation (QIO. 12). Here we consider some basic problems from
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some suggestions and hints for each part. Part 1. a. There is one error for two of the wave functions and two errors for each of the other two. b. To be systematic, consider each of possibilities B through F in turn. c. Each of the incorrect possibilities corresponds to one of the "Rules for Sketching Wavefunctions",
which are labeled 1 through 6 (see handout). B goes with rule 1, C goes with rule 6, D goes with rule 3,
E and F both go with rule 2, and G goes with rule 4 or rule 5. Part 2. First decide how many bumps there should be. Then mark where the wave function is wavelike and where it is exponentiallike.
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the “Six Ideas that Shaped Physics” series. 1. Each of the following potential energy graphs with energy E} marked has a wave func—
tion supposedly corresponding to the ilk—lowest possible energy. What (if anything) is
wrong with the wave function as drawn. In some cases, multiple things may be wrong;
indicate them all. You can choose from the following possible responses. The Wave function is. . . A. correctly drawn (more or less). B. incorrect because it curves toward the axis in a forbidden region or it curves away from the axis in an allowed region. C. incorrect because its wavy part doesn’t have the correct number of bumps (or you
could count nodes instead). incorrect because the amplitude of its wavy part is wrong.
incorrect because the wavelength of its wavy part is wrong. incorrect because one of the exponential tails is the wrong length. 9.1.91.5 incorrect for other reasons (specify). 2. Sketch on the xaxis the energy eigenfunction (standing wave solution} corresponding to the fourthlowest bound state energi for a particle whose potential ener is shown by the graph below. ELF") ll NW5  $1M P‘Mﬁ 0 i0‘ \ Wt W‘m 0“!
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