1. Limited time only! Sign up for a free 30min personal 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!

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
  2. jcsd
Share this great discussion with others via Reddit, Google+, Twitter, or Facebook

Can you offer guidance or do you also need help?
Draft saved Draft deleted