348-problem25 - c) Using this result, find the expectation...

Info iconThis preview shows page 1. Sign up to view the full content.

View Full Document Right Arrow Icon
Chem. 540 Instructor: Nancy Makri PROBLEM 25 Consider a particle described by the following Gaussian wavefunction: 1 2 4 2 ( ) x x e α π - Ψ = . a) Calculate the expectation values of ˆ x and of 2 ˆ x for this system. b) Find the wavefunction that describes this state in momentum space.
Background image of page 1
This is the end of the preview. Sign up to access the rest of the document.

Unformatted text preview: c) Using this result, find the expectation values of p and of 2 p for the same system. Check your answer by calculating the same quantities directly in the position representation....
View Full Document

Ask a homework question - tutors are online