Particle in a box


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Particle in a box

Postby Paula Dowdell 1F » Sat Oct 28, 2017 8:25 pm

Can somebody explain the concept of particle in a box to me?

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Re: Particle in a box

Postby Chem_Mod » Sun Oct 29, 2017 3:55 pm

As I mentioned in class: A particle in a box can be used as a model to represent an electron bound to an atom.
The particle is the electron, the box is the atom.

However we are not doing particle in a box calculations.
See "Outline 2: The Quantum World" on my class website for details.
Focus on the homework problems assigned.


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