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Microstates oscillators

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Homework Statement



A carbon nanoparticle (very small particle) contains 5000 carbon atoms. According to the Einstein model of a solid, how many oscillators are in this block?


I didn't know how to start, can anyone give me a suggesstion??
 

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lol i posted this below with the exact same heading. i have NO idea, but if i figure it out i will let you know
what's up with having hw the night before the exam and this stuff is not even on it :(
 
  • #3
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haha terrible
trying to study and doing hw at same time
omg..... exam..... and recitation..... tmr
 
  • #4
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hey for this i just multiplied by 3 to get the answer.
the question below asking for number of atoms you / by 3
good luck on the exam tomorrow!!!
 
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omg u are my hero
thx a lot
 
  • #6
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haha no problem
did you happen to get the last question with the asteroid??
or part (b) of question 6?
those are the only 2 i dont have?
 
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not yet
I am still trying haha
 
  • #8
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not yet
I am still trying haha
i used the formula on the link that you gave me and it worked for me. might have just been luck but oh well lol
 
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haha, maybe, caz the person who anwer it also with no explaination
 

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