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Purpose

Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:09 pm
by Juanalv326
What is the purpose of the particles in a box? The equation seems very confusing, but is it essential to understand the fundamentals of it for future references?

Re: Purpose

Posted: Sat Dec 09, 2017 10:14 pm
by CameronJohari1J
The particle in a box is a simplification of finding an electron within a certain region. Both require use of Schrodinger's equation. It is useful primarily in quantum theory.