CHEMISTRY 562 Fall 2015
PROBLEM SET 4 October 2, 2015
Due October 9, 2015
Problem 1:
Positronium consists of an electron and a positron (same mass as electron, but opposite charge)
orbiting around their common center of mass. The broad features of the spe

CHEMISTRY 562 Fall 2015
PROBLEM SET 3 September 25, 2015
Due October 2, 2015
Problem 1:
A wavefunction for a particle confined to a one-dimensional box is
( x) =
2
x
sin
.
L
L
Let the box range from 0 to 20 nm. What is the probability of finding th

CHEMISTRY 562 Fall 2015
PROBLEM SET 2 SEPTEMBER 18, 2015
Due Friday, September 25, 2015
Problem 1:
De Broglie postulated that all particles have wave properties and that wavelength and momentum
p are related by = h p , where h is Plancks constant. What is

CHEMISTRY 562 Fall 2015
PROBLEM SET 1 SEPTEMBER 11, 2015
Due Friday, September 18, 2015
Problem 1:
a) The peak in the suns emitted energy occurs at 480 nm. Assuming that it behaves like a black
body, what is the temperature of the surface of the sun?
(2 p