EXAM I 2009 physical chem

EXAM I 2009 physical chem - CHEM 374 EXAM I Spring 2009...

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1 CHEM 374 EXAM I Spring 2009 Name:_______________________ This exam should have a total of 6 numbered pages including the back page which contains reference material
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2 1) Consider a green photon which has a wavelength of 500 nm. a. (5 points) What is the momentum of the photon (in kg m/s units)? b. (5 points) What is the energy of the photon (in J units)? c. (5 points) What is the frequency of the photon (in s -1 units)? d. (5 points) What is the wavenumber of the photon (in cm -1 units)? 2) (20 points) A given particle has the following expectation values: x = 0, x 2 = a 2 , p = 0. What is the smallest possible momentum squared expectation value which this particle could have (show your work)?
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3 3) Consider a wavefunction which is proportional to [ ] x a ) / 2 ( sin π and extends over the range 2 2 a a x < < (and is equal to zero everywhere else). a. (15 points) Normalize the above wavefunction (show your work). b.
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This note was uploaded on 03/02/2012 for the course CHEMISTRY 374 taught by Professor Donben during the Spring '09 term at Purdue University.

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EXAM I 2009 physical chem - CHEM 374 EXAM I Spring 2009...

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