PHY492 Spring 2000     Nuclear and Elementary Particle Physics

Homework set 3 Due date: Friday, March 02, 2001


Please clearly state your assumptions, number the equations and indicate logical connections between different lines.

1.                  [10] Williams problem 5.4

2.                  [15] Barrier penetration

Starting from the Schrödinger equation in one dimension show that the penetration probability for a potential barrier of width d and height U can be expressed in the form exp(-2Kd). 

3.                  [15] Williams problem 6.1

4.                  [10] Williams problem 6.2