I have a question to do but im a bit confused about one thing. It invloves protons penetrating a barrier. The protons ae quoted to have a KE in the units of eV (which i will have to convert to joules in order to work in SI units). However the barriers height is given in volts. I assumed this height should be in the units of energy so i multiplied the heigh (in volts) by the charge of a proton/electron, however i get a silly answer at the end...(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

The formula i am using is for the transmission coeff, it involves a sinh squared term, its too complicated to write here, i have seen a website with it but i cant find the link, however i dont think this is the problem...

thanks for any replies

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# Barrier Penetration

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