The Uncertainty Principle

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Homework Statement



Suppose you want to measure the position of an electron to within 1 angstrom. If you also want to measure its momentum, how accurately can you do this if you don't want to mess up your measurement of its position?

Homework Equations



An angstrom is 1 x 10-10


The Attempt at a Solution


Well the principle states that it's impossible to know both the position and momentum of a particle at the same time. My question is to what degree of accuracy can I measure the position of the electron?

Homework Statement





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The Attempt at a Solution

 

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