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Quantum Wave Function (Determine V(x,t))

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Homework Statement


A particle is moving in one dimension in a potential V(x,t). The wave function for the particle is.... and then the equation is given..

Show that V is independent of t, and determine V(x).


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The Attempt at a Solution



I don't know where to start? How do I go about showing that an explicitly given wave function has a potential independent of time?

Thanks
 

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BruceW
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you know Schrodingers equation right? that is an equation involving the wavefunction and the potential (hint, hint)
 

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