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A particle with the mass of a proton is trapped in a box. The particle falls from the n=3 state to the n=2 state and emits 0.16 meV of energy. What is the size of the box? Please report your answer in nm.



An electron is trapped in a box of length L = 100 pm. There is a single node in the center of the box where the electron cannot exist. What is the energy of the electron, in eV?

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    (6.632*10^-34)^2*4/(8*9.109*1.602*10^-70)=150.7eV

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