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Homework Help: Schrodinger wave eqn for a beam of monoenergeticc electrons

  1. Sep 5, 2014 #1
    The problem is to apply Schrodinger wave equation to a beam of mono energetic electrons and show that the probability of finding electron at each point on the beam is constant

    (d2ψ/dx2) + (8∏^2m/h^2)(E-V)ψ = 0
    I have been taught to apply this to a single particle for various cases(potential wells, potential barriers and potential steps). But I don't know how to apply this for a beam of electrons.

    I would appreciate any help. Thank you

    P.S. - I have no idea how to go about approaching the problem. So, I am unable to show any work. I apologize.
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