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1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data

Calculate the separation between the two lowest energy states for an electron confined in an infinite potential well of width 1nm.

2. Relevant equations

This is where I'm struggling, I have an equation but there seem to be so many variable within the equation. I'm not provided with any equations and this one is the only one I can find on the topic..

E = [itex]\frac{η^{2}n^{2}∏^{2}}{2mL^{2}}[/itex]

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# Homework Help: Separation between lowest energy states

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