1. Not finding help here? Sign up for a free 30min tutor trial with Chegg Tutors
    Dismiss Notice
Dismiss Notice
Join Physics Forums Today!
The friendliest, high quality science and math community on the planet! Everyone who loves science is here!

Potential Barriers

  1. Aug 16, 2005 #1
    hi i'm having some trouble with this question:

    A proton and an alpha particle of identical energy encounter potential barriers of identical height and width. For which is the probability of transmission greatest and why?

  2. jcsd
  3. Aug 16, 2005 #2


    User Avatar

    Staff: Mentor

    Last edited: Aug 16, 2005
Know someone interested in this topic? Share this thread via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook