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A square well of length L= 0.6 mm is to be used as a trap for He atoms at 20 K. Consider the values of some of the lowest energy levels of He atoms in a 1-D square well. Explain if it is valid to use the Boltzmann distribution in this situation

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3. The attempt at a solution

The square well has no analytic solution, so how am i supposed to evaluate the energy levels to see if i can use a boltzman distribution?

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# Statistical physics:boltzman distribution

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