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How does potential act as a boundary for electrons in infinite well

  1. Aug 21, 2012 #1
    Im wondering how potential can act as a boundary for electrons in a 1-D time independent infinite well?
     
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  3. Aug 22, 2012 #2

    Simon Bridge

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    The electrons would need infinite kinetic energy to get out is how.
     
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