NANCY asked in Science & MathematicsPhysics · 2 months ago

Which of the following would allow it to have any of six quantized energy levels?

A particle in a certain finite potential energy well can have any of five quantized energy values and no more. Which of the following would allow it to have any of six quantized energy levels?

A. Increase the momentum of the particle

B. Decrease the momentum of the particle

C. Decrease the well width

D. Increase the well depth

E. Decrease the well depth

Answer :

D. Increase the well depth 

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  • NCS
    Lv 7
    2 months ago
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    I think the answer is E, not D; however, I am unable to locate the resources to demonstrate this. Sorry. But it seems to me that by INCREASING the confinement (that is, DECREASING the depth), you increase the energy states.

  • Anonymous
    2 months ago

    I do not help people appear smarter than they actually are.

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