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An electron is in a Infinite potential well (1-dimensional box with infinite wall boundary conditions) at the second energy level. The width of the box is L. What is the electron density n(x) as a function of the position x?

2. Relevant equations

time-independent SchrÃ¶dinger equation:

general solution:

3. The attempt at a solution

From http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Particle_in_a_box#1-dimensional_box"

I'm not sure what the next step is. I'm confused with the wording "electron density n(x)". Does this mean probability (i.e. [itex]\|\psi_n(x)\|^2[/itex])?

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# Homework Help: Electron In An Infinite Potential Well

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