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Say I have a potential that is infinite from - infinity to 0, -V_0 from 0 to a, and 0 from a to infinity.

Then I have three unknowns, two for the plane wave solution in the finite well and one for the exponential outside the well.

But I also have four equations. Two wavefunction continuity boundary conditions and a wavefunction derivative continuity boundary conditions. I also have the normalization equation!

How is this possible? How can the solutions depend on which 3 of the four equations I select to use?

2. Relevant equations

3. The attempt at a solution

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# Homework Help: Qm finite well

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