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By the way, for the above problem, the total probability for the particle is of course much larger on the left side of the barrier (infinity!) than within the well (finite), regardless of the value of the energy. The reason is the following. In the above example, if you start out with a particle confined within the well for an infinite potential barrier, then you can keep the particle confined only if that potential barrier remains infinite. The moment you lower the potential barrier to a finite value, you are certain that you will lose the p...
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