Problem Set 7
Physical Chemistry
March 29, 2013
Problem 1
Problem Statement:
What is the dierence between stimulated absorption and stimulated emission? How do the rates of
these two processes compare?
Calculations:
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Quantum Mechanics of an H atom:
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Problem 1:
The most general form of the time independent Schrodinger equation is given below.
In this equation is the wave function describing the particle, is the Hamiltonian operator
which returns the energy of a wave function, and E is an eigenvalue of

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See attached Mathematica script.
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)dv
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4
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See attached Mathematica script.
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11
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0.5
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The most general form of the time independent Schrodinger equation is given below.
In this equation is the wave function describing the particle, is the Hamiltonian operator
which returns the energy of a wave function, and E is an eigenvalue of

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All thermodynamic quantities expressed on a per mole basis
Translational DOFs 3-D particle in a box model
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Candidate wavefunction
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In[206]:=
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1.0
0.5
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0.2
0.4
0.6
0.8
1.0
0.5
1.0
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The Equations of the Canonical Ensemble
(N, V, T independent variables)
Full Canonical
Ensemble
= 1 k BT
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Particles
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lattice
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function
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