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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?

    thanks
     
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  3. Aug 16, 2005 #2

    Astronuc

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    Last edited: Aug 16, 2005
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