(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); 1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

1) A particle inside a one dimensional box with impenetratable walls at x=-a and x=+a has an energy eigenvalue of 2 eV. What is the lowest energy that the particle can have?

2. Relevant equations

E(n) = (n^2)E(o)

where E(o)=h^2/(8mL^2)

3. The attempt at a solution

I started in the following way:

If E(o) is the zero point energy. Then,

2 eV = (n^2)E(o)

Where does it lead to?

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# Homework Help: Particle in a box

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