In a region of space, a particle has a wave function given by [tex] \psi(x) = A\exp(\frac{-x^2}{2L^2}})[/tex] and energy [tex] E = \frac{\hbar^2}{2mL^2} [/tex](adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

Find the potential energy as a function of x.

Do I plug these into the time independent wave equation and solve for U(x) ? If so, I don't see what exactly I'm supposed to do with the energy, E. There is already a similar term in the wave equation.

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# Homework Help: Wave function

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