an electron in a potential well of thickness (e.g 1nm) with infinitly high potential barriers. it is in the lowest possible energy state.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

to calculate the energy of the electron. i used:

E=(n^2 pi^2 h(bar)^2)/ (2m Lz^2)

which will result in approx 10E-19 j

my question is, how can tackle a situation, when asked to find the probability of finding the electron between 0.1nm and 0.2nm from one side of well?

do i try to use the same equation but change the value of Lz to (0.2-0.1)=0.1nm?

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# Homework Help: Electron in a potential well of specified thickness

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