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Homework Help: Calculating c in Schroedinger Equations

  1. Dec 14, 2008 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
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    I have attached a graph of a Psi^2 versus position (x) graph. The question asks me to calculate the constant c in nm^(-1/2)


    2. Relevant equations
    ¡¹h2 d2Ã(x) dx2 + U(x)Ã(x) = EÃ(x)
    Also, I know that you have to use normalization so that The integral of cPsi^2=1.

    3. The attempt at a solution
    I am just not sure how to come up with an integral for the graph. Also, is there a general procedure for calculating these constants so that I can reproduce it in other problems?
     

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  3. Dec 14, 2008 #2
    Actually it is a Psi(x) versus x graph not Psi^2. My apologies.
     
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