Say you have a potential step problem where the potential steps up from [tex]V=0[/tex] to [tex]V=V_0[/tex] at [tex]x=0[/tex]. If the incident particle has energy [tex]E <V_0[/tex], you get a non-normalisable solution for the wavefunction.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

How can you interpret [tex]|\psi|^2[/tex] for this non-normalisable solution? Is it still the probability density or does it mean something else?

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# Interpreting the probability distribution of the potential step

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