Q. 19

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Book edition
4th

Author(s)
Randall D. Knight

Pages
1240 pages

ISBN
9780133942651

An electron confined in a harmonic potential well emits a 1200nm photon as it undergoes a quantum jump. What is the spring constant of the potential well?

Spring constant of potential well =

Energy levels of quantum harmonic oscillator,

Here,

denotes the state,

reduced Planck's constant and

classical angular frequency.

for second level,

for third level,

therefore,

Thus, the spring constant of potential well

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