## Heizenberg Problem relating to location in nucleus

$\Delta p \Delta x\geq \frac{h}{4\pi }$

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### Heizenberg Problem relating to location in nucleus

If the questions states "demonstrate an electron cannot be located inside the nucleus of an atom," how are you supposed to prove this? I understand how to solve the problem (given the diameter of the atom as 1.7 x 10^-15 m) and I know how to solve for the velocity, but how do you relate the velocity to whether or not the electron can be located inside the nucleus or not?

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### Re: Heizenberg Problem relating to location in nucleus

The maximum speed the electron could travel is the speed of light. If the uncertainty in velocity is greater than that, then you are not able to find the location.