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Homework Help: Diffusion in a trap

  1. Apr 7, 2009 #1
    N particles diffuse in one dimension in the potential U(x) = ax^2, with a > 0.
    Find steady-state concentration, c0(x).

    No idea how to solve this. Any equations?
  2. jcsd
  3. Apr 8, 2009 #2
    Here's the answer


    I still don't understand HOW they obtain that expression...
  4. Apr 11, 2009 #3
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