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Problem 9.4: Rank the regions by kinetic energy, potential energy, and the energy of the incident plane wave
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Shown is a plane wave incident on several different regions. Each region has a constant potential energy associated with it. In the animation, ħ = 2m = 1. You may switch between phase-as-color and real and imaginary representations by selecting a link above. Rank the regions by:
- the kinetic energy of the plane wave in that region
- the potential energy of the plane wave in that region
- the energy of the plane wave in that region
Ties in ( ) please.