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Homework Help: Quantum Mechanics. simple problem just wanted to get some ideas.

  1. Apr 26, 2007 #1
    Prep question, need some guidance

    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    2-D Gas with E = P(x)^2/(2m) + P(y)^2/(2m).

    this is all i was given. It also said, that T=0, and p^2=p(x)^2 + p(y)^2

    2. Relevant equations
    3 questions,
    a.How many single particle energy states are there with momentum p?
    b. If there are N electrons in the metal and the T=) find the fermi Energy.
    c. Find the ave energry of the electron.

    3. The attempt at a solution

    I have an idea about how to start c, but a and b i m drawing blanks, please help!:surprised
     
    Last edited: Apr 26, 2007
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