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Problem 11.2: Determine the number of bound states from the transcendental equations

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Shown in the graph is the transcendental equation describing the bound-state energy levels of finite square well. The red curve represents one side of the equation and the black curve represents the other side of the equation. Restart. In the animation, ħ = 2m =1.

  1. How many bound states are there?
  2. What are the bound state energies for the system represented by the transcendental equation?
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