Two Dimensional Well Exercise #2

Please answer the  following 2 questions regarding the Physlet:

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Energy= in units of gs energy of 1-d well: a=1

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Description

Shown is the wave function for a single particle in a two-dimensional infinite square well.  One side (x) is of length a=1 and the other side (y) is of length b=2.

Questions

a. Describe the energy levels as a function of n and m.

b. What is the condition of energy degeneracy?

Credits

Script by Mario Belloni.
Questions by Mario Belloni.
Java applets by Wolfgang Christian.