Wavefunction with changing potential

1. Oct 18, 2012

athrun200

1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
See the attachment for question and solution

2. Relevant equations
See the hint in the question

3. The attempt at a solution
In part (c), it asks about the probability of finding the particle in ground state.

As far as I know, we need to write the wave function in terms of eigenfunction first.
i.e. ψ(x,t)=$\sum c_{n} f_{n} (x) e^{-iωt}$
Ground state correspond to n=0. Therefore, the probability we want is $c_{0}$

Also $c_{0}$=$\int ψ^{*} f_{0}$

$f_{0}$ is provided in the hint which is $\sqrt{\frac{\alpha}{\sqrt{\pi}}}e^{\frac{-\alpha^{2} x^{2}}{2}}$
But I have no idea what $ψ^{*}$ is.

Also I have no idea what is going on in the solution

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