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So would the probability density look like this? The transmitted wave and reflected waves have a reduced amplitude...i.e. they are 1/2 of the original amplitude (incident amplitude). This is the plot of the probability density. Does it make sense?

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Like this?

Also, just wana clarify something, I know I am probably being pedantic but anyways...Is 50 % transmission is the same as R = T = 0.5? Cause the question asks for the probability density sketches for 50% transmission.

I think 50% transmission is the same as R = T = 0.5

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Also, just wana clarify something, I know I am probably being pedantic but anyways...Is 50 % transmission is the same as R = T = 0.5? Cause the question asks for the probability density sketches for 50% transmission.

I think 50% transmission is the same as R = T = 0.5

Thanks,

student

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That looks good!

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Can you explain to me again, why what I have drawn is not the wavefunction but the probability density? I think it might be the wavefunction.....I am still confused. I think it should be the continuation of exponential decay when the wave emerges from the barrier for E < V and for E > V, I think that it should be a sine wave prior to hitting the barrier and then a straight line inside the barrier and when it emerges.

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You get the probability density by multiplying the wave function by its complex conjugate.

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