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    Angular Momentum Equations

    Homework Statement In my study of Quantum Mechanics, I am using Introduction to Quantum Mechanics by David J. Griffiths. So far I have done quite well. However, as I come to the section on Angular Momentum, I need help to get further. Homework Equations Classically, the angular momentum of...
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    Problem to Normalize a wave function

    Homework Statement To find the stationary states and the corresponding energies, I need to normalize the following equations: X(x)=A_x sin(\frac{n_x\Pi}{a}x) Y(y)=A_y sin(\frac{n_y\Pi}{a}y Z(z)=A_z sin(\frac{n_z\Pi}{a}z Because of their similiraty, these value of the normalize...
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    Dirac's Noation

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    Use of he Gamma function

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    Faraday's Law and Charge Quantization

    Homework Statement My textbook indicates the following three important points are confirmed by Faraday's law of electolysis: a) matter consists of molecules and molecules consist of atoms b) charge is quantized; only integral numbers of charges are transfered to the electrodes c)...
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    Eletron Concentration in Metals

    Homework Statement To determine the Fermi Energy for metals such as sodium, copper, gold, ect one needs the Electron Concentration per cubic meter. Homework Equations How is this number determined? The Attempt at a Solution My textbook does not give me this information and...
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    Wave Function for Hydrogen

    Homework Statement Suppose a hydrogen atom is in the 2s stat, with its wav function given by: \psi_2_s (r) = \frac{1}{4\sqrt(2\pi a_o^\frac{3}{2})} (2-\frac{r}{a_o}) e^(-\frac{r}{2a_o}) Taking r = a_o, calculate \psi_2_s (a_o) Homework Equations The Attempt at a Solution...
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    Is the wave function normalized?

    Tks. I wil try again using spherical coordinates
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    Is the wave function normalized?

    Homework Statement The ground state wave function for the electron in a hydrogen atom is: \psi(r) = \frac{1}{\sqrt (\pi a_o^3)} e^\frac{-r}{a_o} where r is the radial coordinate of the electron and a_o is the Bohr radius. Show that the wave function as given is normalized...